On September 11, 2001, America changed. Thousands of people lost their lives on that fateful day inside the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and on a plane in Shanksville, Pa., due to terrorist attacks. In remembrance of the 2,977 lives lost, students and staff from the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning displayed American flags commemorating those who were lost. Students also reflected on 9/11 and its impact on their lives.
WCU is extending its Mountain Area Pro Bono Health Services through an Asheville clinic, beginning Friday, June 11.
Enrique Gomez, associate professor of physics and astronomy, urges viewers of the Thursday, June 10, solar eclipse to use only certified, recently-purchased eclipse glasses.
The Center for the Study of Free Enterprise will hold a series of four town hall meetings on the impact of COVID-19 and recovery – social and economic – on the community, beginning May 19 and continuing through early June.
WCU’s regional COVID-19 vaccine clinic will now operate with extended hours, including evenings and weekends and resume administering Johnson and Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.
The National Institute of Nursing Research has awarded just over $374,500 to WCU’s Department of Social Work to work in partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for advance care planning with the Native American community.
Mountain Heritage Day, the festival of cultural traditions presented by WCU, is again being planned as a live, in-person event on Saturday, Sept. 25.
WCU’s Regional COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic will be accepting appointments for all groups beginning April 1.
WCU and Vecinos partnered to vaccinate 100 farmworkers in Western North Carolina against the COVID-19 virus.