A limited number of spots are still available for students interested in enrolling in the Catamount School, the new laboratory school being established at Smoky Mountain High School by Western Carolina University for Jackson County children in grades six, seven and eight.
The Connect NC bond-financed replacement for Western Carolina University’s antiquated Natural Sciences Building is still on the drawing boards, but the first early signs of the project already are apparent in the form of a closed section of Memorial Drive.
A new 600-bed residence hall planned for the upper section of the Western Carolina University campus took one step closer to becoming a reality as the WCU Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed a design concept for the building.
Ivy Demetria Gibson, senior strategic business partner in human resources at Mission Health in Asheville, has been named assistant general counsel and chief compliance officer at Western Carolina University, effective June 1.
As the summer travel season gets underway, a new study conducted by students in Western Carolina University’s Hospitality and Tourism Program indicates that stable gasoline prices and improving economic conditions should contribute to an increase in tourism-generated revenue across Western North Carolina.
The unit currently known as the Division of Development and Alumni Engagement is gearing up for the public phase of Western Carolina University’s comprehensive fundraising campaign by making some internal changes aimed at better positioning the campaign for success.
At various times over the past 15 years as part of the state budget process, Western Carolina University's leave-earning employees have been awarded bonus leave in lieu of salary increases by the N.C. General Assembly.