WCU’s Board of Trustees formally named the three lower campus residence halls currently under construction during its recent annual retreat. The buildings are set to be complete in fall 2022 and spring 2023.
The Graduate School has more than a commanding presence at its Biltmore Park Town Square instructional site in Asheville.
The Educational Leadership program is being honored by the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate as its 2021 Program of the Year.
Shuli Archer, a student in the School of Nursing at Western Carolina University, recently received a Nurse Corps Scholarship from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.
Project INTERACT, an interprofessional collaboration program to prepare graduate students for future careers working with children on the autism spectrum, is building on its exceptional initial success.
WCU’s annual Homecoming Parade in downtown Sylva has been cancelled due to weather forecasters’ prediction of heavy rain.
“Roaring with Pride” will be the theme for Homecoming 2021 at Western Carolina University, with a variety of festivities scheduled from Thursday, Oct. 7, through Sunday, Oct. 10. Highlights include the homecoming game against Mercer, performances by the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band, a series of alumni brunches, tailgating parties, and receptions, plus tours of the new, state-of-the-art Apodaca Science Building along with the traditional parade through downtown Sylva.
WCU is in the process of updating its 2014 Campus Master Plan and will hold two virtual forums to allow for public feedback.
A $5 million milestone recently was achieved by the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines for grants received to support its research and work.