Larry Hunter, Western Carolina University head men’s basketball coach, recently joined the sandwich-making team for a lunchtime stint at the campus Subway shop to show support for the Coaches Versus Cancer fundraising campaign being sponsored by Subway restaurants across the region.
James T. Costa, Western Carolina University professor of biology and executive director of Highlands Biological Station, has been named to the Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer program class of 2017-19. The honor was announced in the January-February issue of American Scientist magazine.
Western Carolina University’s David Claxton and Christy Wyatt were honored as the university’s representatives on the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team during the WCU men’s home basketball game against Furman on Wednesday (Feb. 15.)
Students from Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in human resources are continuing their tradition of providing free online human resources consultation services for organizations around the eastern U.S.
With plans to start a similar program at their school, representatives from an Austrian teachers college spent a day-and-a-half on the Western Carolina University campus to get a close look at the University Participant Program, WCU’s two-year, on-campus living-and-learning experience for college-age adults with intellectual disabilities.
Applications are being accepted through Monday, Feb. 20, from Western Carolina University undergraduate students and their faculty mentors who are interested in participating in intensive research work through the university’s second annual Summer Undergraduate Research Program.