Freshman move-in day is Friday, Aug. 18, and Western Carolina University is looking for faculty and staff members to assist in what is expected to be the largest incoming freshman class in school history.
Ericka Zimmerman, director of Western Carolina University’s School of Health Sciences and associate professor of athletic training, recently was selected as one of the recipients of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 2017 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award.
After spending nearly four days on Western Carolina University’s Cullowhee campus, professor Mo Mo Thant was able to take valuable information back to her native country of Myanmar as it undergoes a massive education reform.
When Katherine Spalding arrived at Western Carolina University as a freshman two years ago, joining the Student Government Association was the farthest thing from her mind. It wasn’t until later that year that recent graduate Elizabeth Boney suggested Spalding join. That initial push led to Spalding becoming elected SGA president for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year.
Kofi Lomotey, Western Carolina University’s Bardo Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, and assistant professor Jess Weiler are hosting a trip to Ghana for interested undergraduate and graduate students.
Western Carolina University’s Center for Career and Professional Development was awarded a $100,000 grant from the State Employees’ Credit Union foundation board, which will be used to fund the SECU Summer Fellows Internship Program.
While growing up in Charlotte, Emily Ranson knew she was fortunate to come from a loving and supportive family. But it wasn’t until she came to Western Carolina University that Ranson discovered just how fortunate she was.
Three students majoring in parks and recreation management at Western Carolina University recently designed and implemented a program aimed at helping a group of veterans involved with the Wounded Warrior Project.