The University of North Carolina Collaboratory has given WCU a three-year, $150,000 award that will allow Brian Byrd and his students to identify environmental and behavioral risk factors for La Crosse encephalitis in WNC.
The Birth-Kindergarten Program was recently awarded an $868,885 grant by the Dogwood Health Trust for Leadership, Equity and Access Fellowship in Early Childhood Education.
As a self-professed underachiever growing up in a Lincoln County mill village in the 1950s and 1960s, lifelong educator Allen Queen was on the verge of giving up on any thoughts of attending college after being rejected by every school to which he had applied.
Blakely will be the keynote speaker for the Chancellor’s List Award Ceremony. The event will be Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 5 p.m. in the Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall.
Growing up in Franklin, Katie Peek never dreamed she would be living in the mountains and working as a coastal scientist in WCU’s Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines.
Cyndy Caravelis, a professor of criminology and criminal justice, and Brian Boyer, a residential case manager, were chosen as WCU’s representatives on the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff team.
John Eric Powell, a 1991 graduate of WCU’s Emergency Medical Care Program currently working as a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services science adviser, is the recipient of multiple national honors.
The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum announced the 10 finalists for the 2023 Music Educator Award, and among those 10 is WCU’s Jack A. Eaddy Jr.
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.