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.
Enhancing the Cullowhee Creek corridor, providing a solar panel picnic table and researching how to build a compactor that would remove coffee lids from coffee cups and place each in its respective recycling bin are among the proposals approved by Western Carolina University’s Sustainable Energy Initiative for the 2017-18 academic year.
Blacksmith Brock Martin has yet to make his coolest thing. Or has he? Martin, a Western Carolina University alumnus, was a recent contestant on the History Channel’s hit show “Forged In Fire.” His episode is part of Season 4 and aired on Tuesday, May 9. Martin advanced to the final round before finishing in second place.
Western Carolina University will hold its annual Earth and Wellness Celebration on Wednesday, April 19. The free event combines the national celebration of Earth Day with recognition to health and wellness.