May 1st is National College Decision Day and we're excited to introduce just a few of the Class of 2024 who will be joining our Catamount family in the fall. Meet the students from across the state, region, and the nation who will be calling Cullowhee home...
Meet the Class of 2024
Rewind to pre-COVID-19 pandemic days when life was normal and one would be hard-pressed to find a middle school student who wouldn’t welcome having a month off from school. Now fast-forward to today, and what most middle school teachers are finding is that their students are not only missing their classmates, but also their teachers.
For nursing students, an important part of instruction are clinicals, typically performed at hospitals and other care facilities. With precautions required during the current COVID-19 pandemic, that training at the School of Nursing continues - albeit virtually - with Shadow Health software.
Originally scheduled for Friday, May 1, psychology professor Bruce Henderson’s career-capping last lecture for his “History of Psychology” class was derailed by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Western Carolina University’s Division of Educational Outreach recently donated 500 bottles of WCU-branded hand sanitizer to Buncombe County’s Irene Wortham Center.
The committee conducting a nationwide search to find Western Carolina University’s next permanent provost will resume its work this spring after the process was suspended in March in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
When Ashley Hyatt, assistant professor of physical therapy at Western Carolina University, recently needed to show her students various perspectives of the human brain, there was a challenge. Normally, Hyatt teaches from a classroom, in the laboratory and using clinical demonstrations. But in this case, she was faced with the new normal of COVID-19.
Lydia See is an artist in her own right, but she’s using her new platform as a recognized and emerging “change-maker” in North Carolina to showcase the works of others whose voices are rarely if ever, heard.
Discover Her Story
Summer McMurry claims a singular distinction in Western Carolina University history ― she’s the first person to earn a doctoral degree in speech communication and disorders through a collaborative program with the University of North Carolina Greensboro.
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