Archive for December 14th, 2016

Subway, Chili’s Grill & Bar set early January openings in Noble Hall

The first days of January will bring the openings of two restaurants in Noble Hall, Western Carolina University’s new mixed-use facility located at the corner of Centennial and Central drives.

Faculty member receives Distinguished Service Award from local American Legion

David Dorondo, associate professor in Western Carolina University’s Department of History, has been honored with an American Legion Distinguished Service Award, presented recently by the Steve Youngdeer Post 143 of Cherokee.

Students help Christmas Connection fulfill mission of making holiday brighter for local children

It’s 8 a.m. on a Tuesday morning as Western Carolina University first-year honors students fill Room 214 in the Forsyth Building.

Paws dances, prances, then decorates, delivers holiday spirit to campus

Paws, the official mascot for Western Carolina University’s Catamounts, makes the holiday spirit contagious in WCU’s traditional season’s greetings video to campus, and the community, alumni and friends.

Trustees approve proposed tuition, fees for 2017-18

The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees approved a schedule of tuition and fees for the 2017-18 academic year that includes a 2 percent increase in tuition for students from North Carolina and a 3 percent increase in mandatory fees.

Hunter Library offers ‘fake news’ guide

The issue of “fake news” has been in the real news a lot recently, and WCU’s Hunter Library has an online research guide to help members of the university community distinguish between the two.

Nursing students make donation to Asheville nonprofit

With this being the season of giving, students from Western Carolina University’s Accelerated Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing Program at the Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville did their part recently.

UNC Press announces forthcoming publication of books authored by WCU faculty

The University of North Carolina Press has announced plans to publish new books this coming February that were written, or co-written, by members of the WCU faculty.

Claxton recognized for career contributions at state convention

David Claxton, WCU professor of health and physical education, received the Honor Award at the annual state convention of the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management, held recently in Winston-Salem.

Grube shares presentation at state convention

Dan Grube, director of WCU’s School of Teaching and Learning, gave a presentation titled “Moving and Learning: Experiential Education and Study Abroad” for members of the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management.

Traffic/Parking for Fall Graduation, 12/17

The Graduation parking and traffic map has been published and can be found at

Spring Security Programs and Resources Available by Request

Faculty and staff members can see this interactive flyer for current Spring Programming that is available upon request.

Spring 2017 supervisor and student training sessions

Faculty and supervisors of student workers are invited to see the following list of student professional and personal development opportunities as well as supervisor trainings for Spring 2017.

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