Get to know Garison DeJarnette, an emergency medical student at Western Carolina University, as he shares his passion for helping others and pursuing his dream career.
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This summer, students from the Environmental Health Sciences program will get the opportunity to get hands-on experience in health departments in eight of North Carolina’s westernmost counties.
A pair of alumni from the EMC program's formative years have established endowed scholarship funds totaling nearly $55,000 to help future students.
Gabriella Ware recently received the Scholarship of Excellence Award from the Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions.
WCU's Police Department has joined the Sylva and Boone police departments to become the third to offer the Community Care Program in Western North Carolina.
Asheville-based Mission Health recently donated four hospital beds to WCU for use in its nursing simulation laboratories on campus in Cullowhee and at its Asheville instructional site in Biltmore Park.
WCU students enrolled in the RNPC internship spent three days in Sparta this fall and were exposed to a variety of care settings as part of their capstone clinical course.
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.
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.