The third annual Western Carolina University Regional Leadership Tour recently traveled throughout Western North Carolina to learn firsthand about the area’s public safety efforts, business initiatives and the media, as well as education, health and wellness issues.
Ericka Zimmerman, director of Western Carolina University’s School of Health Sciences and associate professor of athletic training, is being honored for her service to the national board responsible for the certification of athletic trainers.
The Cashiers Historical Society will partner with Western Carolina University to present the 11th annual Jan Wyatt Symposium, with the topic “Horace Kephart: The Man Behind the Myth” on Thursday, June 9, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Western Carolina University is the premiere outdoor adventure college in the region, according to a Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine online readers’ poll.
Greensboro couple Rebecca Heafner Schlosser and Michael Schlosser are honoring the memory of their late son, David, by establishing an endowed scholarship fund in his name at Western Carolina University.
Linda Carmody admits to having mixed feelings about her recent promotion to director of Western Carolina University’s OneStop student services center.
An item that should be of interest to many members of the campus community is on the agenda for the meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors on Friday, May 27.
The 15th year of the Rural-Urban Exchange took place during the spring semester, with education students from WCU and North Carolina A&T State University trading places to learn about working with diverse higher education and public school faculty and students.
The development of verbal, nonverbal and visual communication tools to help information technology professionals work toward becoming more effective communicators will be the focus of a Thursday, June 23, workshop offered by Western Carolina University in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics is hosting a telescope viewing party beginning at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Jackson County Airport.
Jennifer Schiff, Western Carolina University assistant professor of political science and public affairs, will take over as director of the International Studies Program on July 1 after spending the last six years on the program’s advisory board.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University is presenting an exhibition of images of the Great Smoky Mountains that in turn helped inspire the creation of the nation’s most visited national park.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education has scheduled a series of summertime swim classes that are suitable for children ranging in age from 6 months to teens.
Western Carolina University’s annual College of Education and Allied Professions Golf Classic will be held Saturday, June 11, at Crooked Creek Golf Course in Hendersonville.
Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts is celebrating a successful fundraising event that raised more than $113,000, with over $60,000 going directly to the organization’s endowed scholarship fund.
Like the Cheshire Cat written about by Lewis Carroll, the MyCat web portal for the Western Carolina community will fade away at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 28, but without leaving even a grin behind it.
A short film by WCU English faculty members Beth Huber and Emily Darnell, “Angelic in America,” was recently released on YouTube. Based on Alan Ginsberg’s 1956 poem “America,” the film features many WCU faculty members and students.
Andrew Bobilya, associate professor of parks and recreation management, visited Ireland to greet Western Carolina exchange students there and deliver a keynote address at the International Conference on Outdoor Education on Friday, April 22.
Rob Young, professor of geology and director of WCU’s Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, has agreed to serve as an expert on-call during the 2016 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, responding to media inquiries on behalf of the American Geophysical Union.
Jeffrey Ray, dean of the Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology at WCU, was interviewed on Hendersonville’s WTZQ AM 1600 radio show “Local Focus” on Wednesday, May 5, and spoke with host Mark Warwick and sponsoring host Terry Houck Jr. about workforce development.