Posts By: Marlon Morgan

HOMEBASE College Ministry is located in the former Baptist Student Union building.

HOMEBASE College Ministry makes its way to WCU

Lowell Davis, Western Carolina University’s assistant vice chancellor for student success, always has had a passion for helping former foster youth, former orphans, emancipated youth and other non-traditional college students.
Joanna Woodson (right) receives her Community Impact Award from North Carolina Campus Compact.

WCU student wins Community Impact Award

Thanks to her tireless efforts to promote student voting, along with helping Western Carolina University secure an early voting site, North Carolina Campus Compact has named junior Joanna Woodson as one of its Community Impact Award winners.
Students are enjoying their new space to hang a hammock and relax.

WCU’s Electron Garden on the Green becoming popular hangout for students

When Western Carolina University alumnus Chase Weddle began working two years ago with two classmates, Ross Henley and Robert Bianculli, on their Department of Engineering and Technology senior capstone project, a solar power generating facility and hammock “hanging lounge,” he figured it would just be a research project that would eventually be put in a file and maybe used in the future.
WCU senior geology major Michael Cato during his summer internship at the Johnson Space Center.

Two WCU geology students benefit from prestigious internships

After Leslie Montoya applied for an internship with UNAVCO’s Research Experiences in Solid Earth Sciences program, her father kept telling her she was going to be one of the rare students chosen. When the Western Carolina University senior geology major got the call that she was accepted, he quickly reminded her that, “You didn’t believe me when I said you’d get it,” Montoya recalled.