With a focus on best practices for helping students transfer from community colleges to UNC System institutions, the event will be held Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m.
Voting in the fourth round continues through 11 a.m. Monday, March 25.
Stories of mountain women will be incorporated into the making of a new public artwork at a museum in Dillsboro.
Rachel Sullivan believes in the power of good food on the body and of the Holy Spirit on the soul. Without one, she would not have found the other — or her life’s calling. Sullivan is a 20-year-old Western Carolina University junior and Honors College student majoring in nutrition and dietetics, an area of study she chose after witnessing the effects of starvation on her two half siblings whose parents were dealing with substance abuse issues. Sullivan and her half siblings, now age 9 and 13, have the same birth mother.
Objectives are for participating educators to gain strategies for teaching students about personal finance, credit, saving and investing.
During his tenure in Cullowhee, Western Carolina gained national recognition for being among the first institutions in the nation to require incoming students to report to campus with their own computers.
Alison Morrison-Shetlar described the tuition program as a “game-changer” that is making a college education more affordable and accessible for a larger number of students.
The college or university receiving the most votes through an online readers’ poll in each round advances to the next round.
Sophia Calhoun began studying at Western Carolina University for an bachelor’s degree in environmental health, completing her undergraduate studies in 2017. But, Sophia’s experiences as an independent student opened her eyes to an entirely new career path in the field of higher education and student affairs.