Western Carolina University’s bachelor of science degree in engineering has gained accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the accreditor of programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
The work Western Carolina University is doing regarding civic engagement continues to garner recognition. The American Association of State Colleges and Universities has named WCU’s Student Democracy Coalition the winner of its Civic Learning and Community Engagement Award.
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce posthumously recognized Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher for his contributions and commitment to the region with its Excellence in Public Service Award.
Lowell Davis was first introduced to the “I Have A Dream” Foundation as a fourth-grader in Dallas. Now, as Western Carolina University’s associate vice chancellor for student success, that same foundation has recognized Davis for his career achievements.
Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing has received a $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to support a new post-baccalaureate nurse residency program and to further develop community-based primary care clinical experiences.
Three faculty members participating in Western Carolina University’s Global Learning Academy – Todd Watson, Ian Hewer and Yanjun Yan – recently delivered presentations on their respective internationalized syllabi titled “Global Health Issues in Central America,” “Nurse Anesthesia in Africa” and “Global Engineering and Technology.”