An anniversary party will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 2-5 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center.
The search committee includes current and former student-athletes, Catamount Club representatives, athletics department staff and members of the community.
WCU will host a National History Day regional academic competition Saturday, March 7, that will feature middle and high school students creating projects based on a central historical theme.
The Health and Human Sciences Building reopens after officials found no public health or safety issues in the wake of a potential hazardous materials incident Thursday that resulted in its evacuation.
First-year students entering Western Carolina University this fall will get a jumpstart on the 2020-21 campus learning theme – water – with the selection of next year’s One Book, “The Big Thirst,” by Charles Fishman.
Ron Rash, Western Carolina University’s John Parris Distinguished Professor of Appalachian Cultural Studies in the Department of English, will be awarded the 2020 Sidney Lanier Prize for Southern Literature by Mercer University’s Spencer B. King Jr. Center for Southern Studies.
The interactive workshop will present information on successfully hiring and retaining veterans, along with resources and tools to promote the transition to a new culture, and provide basic information on incentives for hiring veterans.
The achievement was determined by a rigorous review and awarded by the National Council for Teachers of English and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the only such program to do so in North Carolina.
A team of literacy experts examined all elements that a program requires in early reading instruction and awarded an “A” to WCU’s bachelor of science degree program in elementary education.