WCU is canceling the modified in-person commencement ceremonies scheduled for Dec. 10-13 and shifting to a series of virtual ceremonies.
When the job description includes the words “your honor,” you know the role is one of importance. That certainly is the case for three alumni elected to state district court seats in the recent 2020 election.
The Center for the Study of Free Enterprise has publicly introduced its 2020-21 group of faculty affiliates. This is the inaugural year of the program.
Angela “A.J.” Grube, a member of the faculty in the College of Business for more than 20 years, has been named to lead the college as its next permanent dean, effective Jan. 1.
There was a time when faculty members spent most of their days preparing their lectures, presenting them to their students and being available during office hours for extra instruction. Some also had the additional task of preparing for laboratory work or work outside of campus, such as hospitals and nursing homes. Then came the coronavirus, COVID-19, and a new way of teaching was born.
A new scholarship has been established to honor long-time College of Business professor Grace Allen, who passed away Aug. 19 after a brief battle with cancer.
As a teenager, Wingyan Chung had already developed an affinity for computers, using them to build digital spreadsheets and documents. Chung’s early love for computers continued during his college years amidst the rapid growth of the internet, later leading to a higher education career in management information systems.
Thanks to a grant from the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory, the Center for the Study of Free Enterprise is conducting an analysis of the economic impact of the pandemic in the region.
Sue Swanger remembers them well: a group of bright and eager young women who all happened to be in her graduate auditing class together in 2003, all working toward their master’s degrees in accounting. That they now all serve together on Western Carolina University’s College of Business accounting advisory board is no surprise to their former professor.