Anna Fariello, retired associate professor for digital initiatives, was honored for her work at WCU and its benefit to the community.
“Uncovering Our Forgotten Past: Fort San Juan” focuses on an archaeological site that was an important Native American township and later a Spanish fortification.
Both camps will be led by Max Lanning, a science teacher at Swain County High School and WCU alumnus.
The honors are presented at WCU's annual fall festival of Appalachian culture, Mountain Heritage Day.
The board also will hold committee meetings beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the boardroom.
The MPA program prepares town managers, directors of nonprofit organizations, professors, police officers and other professionals committed to public service.
The coalition states its mission is to protect the nation’s residents, economy and military installations.
A panel discussion will focus on land trusts and help shed light on the current status of that aspect of conservation.
A wide array of classes and workshops will be available this summer through WCU's Division of Educational Outreach.