Matthew McDonough didn’t know much about the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Exceptional Research Opportunities Program until he learned that a couple of his Western Carolina University instructors nominated him to participate.
When Western Carolina University’s Staff Senate and Office of Sustainability and Energy Management held an open forum recently, the students, faculty and staff in attendance made one thing clear: WCU’s success in sustainability is a shared responsibility.
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.
Larry Hunter, Western Carolina University head men’s basketball coach, recently joined the sandwich-making team for a lunchtime stint at the campus Subway shop to show support for the Coaches Versus Cancer fundraising campaign being sponsored by Subway restaurants across the region.
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.)