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.
The 2017 Faculty Scholarship Celebration at Western Carolina University was held to recognize creative and academic works by faculty and staff, but also featured numerous announcements of awards and grant recipients.
Western Carolina University’s David Claxton and Christy Wyatt were honored as the university’s representatives on the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team during the WCU men’s home basketball game against Furman on Wednesday (Feb. 15.)
Western Carolina University’s 28th annual Faculty Scholarship Celebration will be held Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Conference Room with recognition of creative and academic works by faculty and staff.
A national higher education organization has honored Western Carolina University’s communications, marketing, external relations and development teams for their work on video projects illustrating the need for a new science building and for additional scholarship support, and for their efforts to keep the university community informed during a health crisis involving the university CEO.
Western Carolina University’s 2016 original radio-style production of “Blackbeard’s Ghost and the Queen Anne’s Revenge” has won a “best of festival” award from the national Broadcast Education Association.