Three years after welcoming in its inaugural class, the Doctor of Psychology program received accreditation from the American Psychological Association.
WCU graduate Emily Deem took home first place and a $1,000 cash prize in a Tar Heel Three Minute Thesis event the UNC at Chapel Hill Graduate School hosted online this summer.
The 2023 ranking of graduate schools by U.S. News and World Report includes WCU, which offers master’s and doctoral degree programs online, in hybrid format, and through traditional classroom instruction at its Cullowhee campus and the Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.
Launched in fall 2018, the Integrated Health Sciences program is starting to graduate students. Some are entering the workforce.
Total enrollment has dipped slightly by 2.7% for the 2022 spring semester, while the number of new graduate students and distance students enrolled increased.
WCU is again listed among the best providers of online degree programs in the 10th annual ranking by U.S. News and World Report.
The Graduate School has more than a commanding presence at its Biltmore Park Town Square instructional site in Asheville.
Nicholas Fasanello, current Communication Sciences and Disorders student, was selected by popular vote for the People’s Choice Award in the 2021 Three Minute Thesis Competition. Fasanello’s presentation on “Reviewing a framework for Concealable Stigma in Communication Disorders: Addressing Adverse Outcomes and Promoting Inclusion” highlights research on the various impacts of stigmatization that people with communication disorders experience
Stephanie Cook, current student in the Master of Arts in English program, was awarded second place in the 2021 Three Minute Thesis Competition for her presentation on “H.D.’s Waves: A Modernist Confluence of Literature, Science, and Spirituality.”