Lee Ann Gibson will cross the finish line to earn her degree she started more than 25 years ago during WCU’s fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 16.
Meet Cody Dalton, the man of many talents at Western Carolina University. As a political science major, he's got the academics covered, but he also takes the lead as the drum major for the Pride of the Mountains marching band. Dive into his world as a student at Western Carolina University.
Born and raised in Western North Carolina, Jessica Gasperson-Shuford, a summer 2023 graduate of Western Carolina University’s Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program, knew she wanted to go into the health care field since she was in her teens.
Fowler is a 61-year-old Head Start and North Carolina pre-k teacher in Hendersonville.
Linda Kingsbury, who serves as a staff services manager for the State of California Department of Justice, wanted a school that could meet her needs as an adult learner. She found a few schools that checked those boxes; one of those was WCU.
Anna Gurley is finishing her last semester at Western Carolina University. She shares the story of her journey to becoming a secondary science education major and what she loves most about teaching her students.
Cristian Trujillo Tavera is a senior in Western Carolina University's College of Engineering and Technology majoring in mechanical engineering.
WCU will celebrate its Class of 2020 through a series of live events – including fireworks – for those alumni whose senior year was largely virtual and anything but normal.
“The ability to personally impact a child, paired with my love for all things language, is what truly inspired me to pursue a career in speech-language pathology,” said Alexis Moser, a recent graduate of Brinson Honors College.