WCU announced today that it has hired Christy R. Agner, of Raleigh, to serve as its external relations director and deputy chief of staff. Agner will begin working in the roles Feb. 1.
A program to foster the development of future technology entrepreneurs has gained monumental support through an almost $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
For a capstone project, an environmental science class delved into the logistics of getting the off-campus apartment complexes in Cullowhee to offer recycling collection services for their residents.
WCU’s Martin Luther King Jr. weeklong celebration will be highlighted this year with speaker Charisse Burden-Stelly’s keynote address.
James D. Hogan has been appointed to the position of assistant vice chancellor for engagement.
The WCU Speech and Hearing Clinic will be expanding its recently launched summer reading program to reach a larger number of children with language and learning impairments, thanks to a $13K grant from the N.C. Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation.
Haywood Waterways Association has presented its 2021 Pigeon River Award to WCU for making significant contributions in the protection of water and land resources in the neighboring county.
The Division of Advancement will be open for several hours on the last two days of December to assist donors with year-end giving.
WCU’s Board of Trustees endorsed a schedule of fees and rates for the 2022-23 academic year that would increase the cost of mandatory athletic fees paid by $86 a year.