Nominations are being accepted for the annual Mountain Heritage Awards, which recognize contributions of regional artists, nonprofit leaders, and an array of organizations for their commitment to Appalachian culture.
Ken Flynt, former associate dean of Western Carolina University’s College of Business (2008-2021), recently received The Order of the Long Leaf Pine from Governor Roy Cooper.
Kofi Lomotey recently received the 2023 Distinguished Contributions to Social Contexts in Education Research Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Educational Research Association Division G.
A U.S. Marine Corps Officers Commissioning Ceremony took place Monday, May 15, in the conference room at WCU’s Blue Ridge Residence Hall for spring graduates Jonathan Lehe, Sydney Gallant and Caleb Hill.
Yue Hillon, professor of management in the College of Business, has been appointed to the university’s position of Wesley R. Elingburg Distinguished Professor of Business Innovation, effective July 1.
The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees presented its highest honor to David M. Powers, member of the UNC Board of Governors.
WCU’s University Participant Program has become fully accredited by the Inclusive Higher Education Accreditation Council.
For the third consecutive year, Business North Carolina magazine included Chancellor Kelli R. Brown of WCU in its Power List 2023 of the state’s most influential leaders.
Freshman Avery Pittman wowed judges with an idea for 3D virtual dorm room tours for incoming freshmen.