The current edition features a cover-story profile of WCU’s first African-American student, a woman whose name will be affixed to the university's newest residence hall.
The ceremony included congratulatory comments from Alison Morrison-Shetlar, WCU interim chancellor, and Carol Burton, the university’s acting provost.
Rasul Mowatt will address the topic “City By Design: How the Seeds of Racial and Ethnic Division Are Integrated into Neighborhoods, Parks and Schools.”
A vulnerability assessment will be conducted in Duck, a coastal community touted as a premier beach vacation spot near important ecosystems and estuaries.
The nonprofit Remote Area Medical has held mobile clinics for uninsured and underserved families and individuals, assisted by health care professionals and students, since 1985.
In 1957, WCC enrolled its first African-American student; in 2019, WCU will name a new residence hall in her honor.
In 1969, on the eve of a new decade and with a newfound sense of promise on campus, Western Carolina University began what would become its School of Nursing.