Emily McCurry can make anyone feel right at home ― maybe because she most certainly is. Home for her is Waynesville, where she was born and raised. She is a community leader, with a long list of local service and civic organizations, and a successful businesswoman, with an office on Main Street.
Our 600-acre mountain campus is surrounded by one of the most biodiverse regions in the state that provides students unparalleled learning and adventure opportunities. Explore our gallery of campus through the seasons.
Two Western North Carolina music professors have joined forces to help area churches fill the void of missing choirs this Easter Sunday, silenced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yanjun Yun, an associate professor in Western Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology, was recently named a National Science Foundation ASCEND Faculty Fellow.
In the grand tradition of “the show must go on,” WCU students and faculty will present William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” via Zoom.
Jennifer Schiff, associate professor of political science and public affairs, has been named one of the top educators in the University of North Carolina System.
Carolyn M. Callaghan has been named executive director of educational outreach. The appointment, announced recently by WCU Interim Provost Richard Starnes, is effective July 1.
U.S. News and World Report included Western Carolina University in several categories of its recently released 2021 Best Graduate School rankings.
Summer school classes will be held online or via another form of distance education course delivery through the end of the second summer term in August.