Forest bathing has been shown to decrease blood pressure, be beneficial to a person’s parasympathetic nervous system and protection from infections. It is also known to help combat anxiety, depression and lower stress.
WCU’s University Participant Program has become fully accredited by the Inclusive Higher Education Accreditation Council.
Intercultural Affairs recently collaborated with the Interior Design Club on their lounge redesign.
Maya Kelnhofer is a Western Carolina University alumna who currently works as a ticket sales representative for the Milwaukee Brewers, a major league baseball team in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
CJ Mitchell credits the WCU hospitality and tourism management faculty with helping prepare him to take on the responsibilities of SGA presidency and for the rigors of graduate school.
WCU’s Cherokee Language Program recently received a $11,700 donation from the John W. Heisse Fund for Historic Preservation for the Eastern Cherokee Histories in Translation Project.
Fowler is a 61-year-old Head Start and North Carolina pre-k teacher in Hendersonville.
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.
Linda Kingsbury, who serves as a staff services manager for the State of California Department of Justice, wanted a school that could meet her needs as an adult learner. She found a few schools that checked those boxes; one of those was WCU.