The honor is presented to a WCU faculty member who champions the university's library and whose plans for research highlight the partnership between faculty and its resources.
Jon Yarbrough, a partner at the law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete, will serve as instructor.
The event gives visitors a chance to tour the campus, learn about the university’s award-winning academic programs, and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.
Paul Fink's 'Mountain Days' provides a historical glimpse of trails and camps of the Smokies, along with firsthand perspectives and archival photos.
Construction at the intersection of Centennial Drive and N.C. Highway 107 is on track for completion in March 2020.
Garrett Ozar, a 2009 graduate with a degree in entrepreneurship, took managerial skills and confidence gained from the Innovation Leadership and Entrepreneurship Program in the College of Business, to start a success story. He is the co-founder of Eterneva, an Austin, Texas, based company started in 2017 that takes ashes from cremated remains, isolates the carbon and, with heat and pressure, creates diamonds as an everlasting keepsake.
Realizing that it was time to come up with a more effective way to reach additional students, Kim Gorman, director of Western Carolina University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, and her staff decided to meet students where they were – on YouTube.
Production for the game show episode took place in a Culver City, California, studio Aug. 27 and the show was broadcast Nov. 1.
The 30-member group is beginning the task of planning the traditional academic ceremony for WCU Chancellor Kelli R. Brown.