The director of WCU's Parks and Recreation Management Program was recognized for his positive impact on outdoor education across the nation.
The trip to Arlington National Cemetery is part of the Military Student Services office’s commitment to military students, veterans and alumni.
To be nominated, an educator must be considered a foundational scholar and trailblazer who has broken barriers, disrupted the status quo and opened doors on educational leadership and policy.
The university contingent traveled to Taulabe, a village in a region known for its voluminous caves, and to Siguatepeque, a small city in the central mountains and base for ecotourism.
The education services company has included WCU in its profiles of 252 outstanding on-campus programs.
The concert and jam session will be held at MadStone Cafe and Catching Light Books, located in Noble Hall on the WCU campus.
The 14 students will present four scenes, with all songs sung in English and the performers fully costumed by Pierre’s Costumes of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
On a recent Wednesday evening, patients reviewed their progress since the last clinic before being treated. A cancer survivor with ambulatory challenges was patiently encouraged through a series of exercises, along with plenty of smiles upon completion of each task. Nearby, Swain County resident Delphia Birchfield watched a relative she had transported to the clinic begin his session. “This is an answered prayer,” Birchfield said. “Without it, I don’t know what kind of condition he’d be in right now, how he could cope. And he looks forward to it. You can see it with his interaction with the students. He’s treated as an individual, gets a level of attention and has made real progress. This clinic is a blessing.”
WCU’s “Lead the Way” comprehensive fundraising campaign crossed a major milestone with a commitment from former Asheville Mayor Charles Worley and his wife, Nancy Worley.