WCU’s campus community paused to celebrate during the afternoon of Thursday, April 27, for the annual Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards ceremony.
Yanjun Yan, associate professor the College of Engineering and Technology, has been named the recipient of the 2023 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
WCU will be launching a new travel program in 2024 designed to help alumni and friends explore different places, meet new friends and engage in lifelong-learning activities.
A team of four WCU undergraduate students competed virtually Wednesday, April 19, in the finals of the international Chartered Institute of Building Global Student Challenge design competition.
The College of Business is rolling out a new effort that is designed to give members of the university community and external partners insight into the impact that faculty members are having outside the classroom.
The inaugural all-in day of giving to benefit multiple areas of WCU proved to be one day to remember as 1,128 donors made gifts and pledges totaling $316,337, blowing past an original goal of 800 donors.
WCU’s new Student Government Association president CJ Mitchell, a rising senior from Charlotte, was sworn in as a WCU Board of Trustees member for 2023-2024 academic year.
Western Carolina University’s Communications and Marketing team has received 11 awards from the Hermes Creative Awards. The international competition is one of the oldest and largest creative competitions in the world.
Artley Porterfield is a storyteller from Jonesborough, Tennessee. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship from WCU and now works as a cast member at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.