Following graduation in May and a summer internship in Charlotte, Western Carolina University senior Brennan Burke will have to decide what path to follow next. When it comes time to make that decision, Burke will have more options than most because of the fact that she is earning a triple major. Burke started as a mathematics major with a concentration in actuarial science, but along the way she added finance and accounting to the mix, giving her the trifecta. Not bad for someone who in high school thought she wanted to be a civil engineer.
Nancy MacLean’s talk will draw from her book “Democracy in Chains,” which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Current Interest.
The Wednesday, April 10, event is sponsored by the Political Science and Public Affairs Department and is part of an ongoing series of panel discussions on national and international issues.
Elise Holbrook was nominated for the competitive award in recognition of her dedication to communicating with the public and her passion for sharing information about the university.
Research projects by Western Carolina University students numbered fourth highest in the nation and first in the state among higher education institutions having entries accepted for presentation at the prestigious National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
Jane Hughes of WCU’s Interior Design Program faculty was invited to be a guest speaker at the 2019 International Interior Design Association Educators Roundtable being held March 28-30 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
The incident took place in the vicinity of the South Baseball Lot on campus around 9 p.m. Monday, March 25.
The fair will feature 24 interactive stations and events such as food samplings, traditional dance and song, and a variety of activities that showcase how WCU has utilized the campus theme.
A biology major with a pre-health concentration, she transferred to WCU in the fall of 2016 from Western Piedmont Community College.