Ben Rickert, assistant director of communications for Buncombe County Schools, reported that students at Estes Elementary School in Arden “were raving about how much they learned and all the fun they had” following a visit to the school by two faculty members from Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics, Carmen Huffman and Alesia Jennings, and a WCU senior majoring in chemistry, Ryan Archer.
Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum is presenting a live performance by animator, director, designer and performance artist Miwa Matreyek, who interacts with her animations as a shadow silhouette.
Western Carolina University finance students Garrett Chmiola and Emily Ranson were among 50 students from 25 colleges and universities who attended a financial adviser industry conference, the TD Ameritrade Institutional’s National LINC 2017, in San Diego in early February.
Western Carolina University faculty and staff members who are parents and in need of a post-Valentine’s Day outing can take advantage of a Parents Night Out event being offered Friday, Feb. 24, by WCU’s health and physical education students.
A trio of Western Carolina University faculty members has been named recipients of prestigious Fulbright Scholar awards and will be heading overseas to engage in individual scholarly projects in Hungary, New Zealand and Mexico.
Western Carolina University has been designated a national top-10 “military-friendly school” for 2017 by Victory Media, a Pennsylvania-based company that surveyed more than 1,700 schools nationwide to rate the services they provide to military students.