The saying “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” may sound cliché, but for health and physical education student Faith Bourque, this saying could not be truer.
Students were given the opportunity to network with students from other Southern Conference schools and expand their knowledge of other academic areas at the SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum.
For the first time in WCU’s history, two alumni and three current students have applied for various Fulbright awards.
Vladislav “Vlado” Slavov is WCU's second Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the university’s history.
Several students who are among the recipients of the more than 1,500 donor-supported scholarships awarded this year thanked their benefactors in person at an annual celebration of philanthropy.
A new partnership will assure admission for current and incoming WCU students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in pharmacy into the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
Faculty at WCU have been awarded $1,165,955 from the Civil Money Penalty Grant for Medicare and Medicaid Services that will allow them to oversee Bingocize® and use the program in North Carolina.
A new pilot program at Western Carolina University, called Catamount Commitment, will provide new first-year students from North Carolina with varying levels of annual award money based on their high school GPA.
In a Design for Health Initiative, students and professors from five academic disciplines are exploring how the built environment affects quality of life for older adults living in poverty in Jackson County, and ways it can be improved.