WCU has reached an agreement with Morris Broadband to expand high-speed internet service to rural, underserved areas of the Cullowhee Valley area near campus through the use of existing power poles owned by the university’s electricity distribution service.
For the first time, Western Carolina University has collected hard data on whether its recent graduates have landed employment or chosen to continue their education. It’s just the beginning of what the university’s Center for Career and Professional Development hopes to discover through future surveys.
The first event in the 2018-19 Arts and Cultural Events series at Western Carolina University will be “An Evening with Ruth E. Carter” on Monday, Sept. 10.
Western North Carolina’s flourishing outdoor industry will be the focus of a conference at WCU that will bring together business owners and others to discuss topics such as product development and stewardship of natural resources.
Through cash gifts, pledges and an estate gift totaling $50,000, Acting Provost Carol Burton has established a scholarship fund designed to help international students, especially those from Jamaica, earn graduate degrees at WCU.
“School Safety and Mental Health: Culture, Prevention and Intervention” will be the theme as members of the Carolina Network for School Mental Health meet Monday, Aug. 13, and Tuesday, Aug. 14, at WCU’s instructional site in Asheville.
WCU's Department of Chemistry and Physics will be hosting a viewing of the Perseid meteor shower at Waterrock Knob on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Western Carolina University will officially welcome the incoming freshman class and new transfer students at the annual New Student Convocation beginning 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
When the Asheville Tourists host the Augusta GreenJackets on Tuesday, Aug. 21, they are hoping to see a sea of purple in the stands since that night has been declared “WCU Night.”