Contributions for student scholarships and academic program support from the two businesses are part of “Lead the Way: A Campaign Inspired by The Belcher Years.”
WCU's chief marketing officer received the award in Orlando at the American Marketing Association's Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education.
About 150 students from the 10 Southern Conference institutions gave presentations, with research in the arts and humanities included with the more traditional STEM disciplines.
Meet our Alumni of the Month: John Connet! He graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science with a minor in Geography and Regional Planning.
The Hall of Fame was established to recognize individuals who have had a “positively life-changing impact on Music for All and Bands of America programs, as well as in music education.”
Wongonyi, a scattered settlement located about five hours drive-time southwest of Nairobi, is isolated from major population centers by sheer distance and poor roads.
The family-friendly concert will conclude with a holiday sing-along and an appearance by Santa Claus.
The second annual Cherokee studies event will be held Monday, Nov. 19, on the WCU campus and again Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee.
Using nanotechnology-related imaging is a new technology that is only used in research labs, said Western Carolina University associate professor of bioinorganic chemistry Channa De Silva. His lab happens to be one of those places. De Silva is currently using the technology on a project that involves making nanoparticles with hopes of assisting with cancer imaging.