Sharon Metcalfe, associate professor in WCU’s School of Nursing, recently presented “Collaborative Pediatric International Cultural Learning: Mutual Learning Success” at the 28th International Conference on Pediatric Nursing and Healthcare in Edinburgh, Scotland.
“College Experiences of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians,” an article by Rebecca Lasher, WCU assistant professor of social work, and Don Good, a 1978 alumnus of WCU and professor of educational leadership at East Tennessee State University, was published in volume 33 of the Research in Higher Education Journal.
An entrepreneur who became nationally known for his appearances on NBC’s “The Apprentice” told a group of Western Carolina University students who excelled in their academic work last spring semester that they now need to rise to an even higher level and live with “courageous leadership.”
With the trail system, which includes six separate trails, soon to begin its fifth year as an amenity on the WCU campus, the staff of Base Camp Cullowhee recently has completed several projects designed to improve the experience and improve safety for those who ride, walk and run the trails.
Marie-Line Germain, Western Carolina University associate professor of human resources and leadership, is spending two weeks in Ghana engaging in research that is aimed at understanding corporate leadership behaviors in that country and the rest of Africa.
The academic success of 1,244 Western Carolina University students who were named to the chancellor’s list for spring semester 2017 will be celebrated during the annual Chancellor’s Awards and Reception set for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts organization is bringing together a nationally acclaimed bluegrass group from Haywood County and 50 of the best woodwind, brass and percussion student-musicians from WCU’s School of Music for an afternoon of genre-bending tunes.