What used to be a cluster of cords and equipment for a high-fidelity SimBaby mannequin used by WCU nursing and emergency management students is now organized into a mobile-friendly, efficient system that WCU engineering students designed.
The future of three dining establishments damaged by a November fire on the Western Carolina University campus remains unknown as state insurance and construction officials continue analyzing the structural integrity of the building and conducting a financial assessment of the damages.
Western Carolina University has shared its third annual holiday video greeting card, titled “Moments to Remember” and hosted at the website seasonsgreetings2013.wcu.edu.
Iceless ice skating and a fireworks show headline the activities for the 30th annual Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries Festival, which is always the first two Fridays and Saturdays in December in downtown Dillsboro.
Helping Dillsboro glow for the town’s annual Lights and Luminaries festival are Carroll Brown, an associate professor in the hospitality and tourism program at Western Carolina University, and her students. For the last five years, they have helped light more than 2,500 candles, placed luminaries in designated locations and assisted with decorations and lights.
Western Carolina University faculty can now access the rubric developed by Quality Matters, a nationally recognized research-based resource for online educators, for applying quality standards to course design and soon will be able to take part in related professional development opportunities and peer reviews.