An estimated crowd of about 350 members of the Western Carolina University campus community, most of them students, gathered Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center to meet with university officials and continue an on-going dialogue on issues surrounding race, diversity and inclusion.
WCU received three awards – one for a diversity program and two for a membership drive for the Catamount Club – during the recent District III competition of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
With a trio of Western Carolina University faculty members currently engaged in individual research projects around the world through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the university has landed on a just-published list recognizing the program’s “top-producing institutions” for 2017-18.
To help managers realize their leadership potential, Western Carolina University will offer a new five-day High Impact Leadership Certificate Program from Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, at its Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s Winford “Windy” Gordon and Beth Moore were honored during a recent home basketball game for their selection as WCU’s representatives on the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team.
Brian Byrd, an associate professor in Western Carolina University’s Environmental Health Program, has received a prestigious statewide award for his work in protecting the public from mosquito-borne pathogens.
In response to serious threats of cuts in federal funding for the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act, two faculty members and five students from Western Carolina University’s Health and Physical Education Program visited Capitol Hill on Feb. 13-14 to advocate for full funding to support professional development for teachers and health and physical education programs in schools.
Western Carolina University will officially launch the public phase of its comprehensive “Lead the Way” fundraising campaign with a kickoff event Thursday, March 1, beginning at 5 p.m. at A.K. Hinds University Center.