About 250 members of the Western Carolina University community braved rain showers to gather for a noon rally Friday, April 22, to show their support for Chancellor David O. Belcher, who is dealing with a health issue.
The best of Western Carolina University’s teaching, scholarship and service for academic year 2015-16 was recognized Friday (April 22) during the annual spring Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards ceremony held in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Simulation is often used in nursing programs to give students an idea of what actual patient interactions are like in a hospital. It can come in various forms, such as human-patient simulations, the use of manikins, virtual simulations or role playing. Western Carolina University School of Nursing assistant professor David Wells has taken simulation to another level, his colleagues say.
Could it be three straight titles for Western Carolina University as the “Top Adventure College” in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic region?
Heather Mae Erickson and students in her advanced ceramics class, along with student members of the Mudcat Club – WCU’s ceramics club – created 100 handmade bowls for the Empty Bowl event Friday, April 22, benefiting The Community Table in Sylva.
Staff in the Department of Emergency Services for Western Carolina University stand ready for a long list of situations, most in the category of “when things go wrong.” Consider the descriptive words that can be found in their work plan: “crisis, catastrophe, disaster, eminent danger.”
Western Carolina University will hold a trio of commencement ceremonies over a two-day period – Friday and Saturday, May 6-7 – to recognize the academic achievements of what is expected to be the university’s fifth straight record spring graduating class.