It’s beginning to sound like a broken record, this talk of broken records when it comes to enrollment at Western Carolina University where, for the third consecutive year and the seventh time in the past eight years, the institution is experiencing increases in both the size and academic qualifications of its student body.
Sharon Metcalfe, associate professor in WCU’s School of Nursing, was invited to present her work on “Social Determinants and Educational Barriers for Minority and Rural Students for Nursing School Admission” on Aug. 29 at the 17th annual World Nursing Congress in Zurich, Switzerland.
With the Latinx population in North Carolina continuing to rise, this fall Western Carolina University introduced a Latinx Learning Community.
Members of WCU's Pride of the Mountains Marching Band are issuing a plea for peace around the world through their 2018 production, titled “Now is the Time.”
The Cullowhee Canoe Slalom, a family friendly paddling competition on a calm section of the Tuckaseigee River, will be held on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 22.
Thanks to an implementation of the LiveSafe app at Western Carolina University, students, faculty and staff members can feel safer while strolling across the Cullowhee campus.
The annual Employee Appreciation Day for Western Carolina University faculty and staff members will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
Staff members from WCU’s Department of Facilities Management were honored recently during the department’s 2017-18 picnic and awards ceremony.
Growing up in the Dix Gap community of 1920s Cullowhee, Katherine Brown Wells had a front-porch view of WCU as it evolved from start-up high school to junior college to full-fledged four-year institution.