Posts By: Randall Holcombe

Open forums to address Catamount School

Open forums have been scheduled to allow members of the Western Carolina University community to learn about the Catamount School, the new laboratory school being established for children in grades six, seven and eight at Smoky Mountain High School.
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WCU trio makes chemistry fun for Estes Elementary students

Ben Rickert, assistant director of communications for Buncombe County Schools, reported that students at Estes Elementary School in Arden “were raving about how much they learned and all the fun they had” following a visit to the school by two faculty members from Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics, Carmen Huffman and Alesia Jennings, and a WCU senior majoring in chemistry, Ryan Archer.

Students attend Ameritrade conference in San Diego

Western Carolina University finance students Garrett Chmiola and Emily Ranson were among 50 students from 25 colleges and universities who attended a financial adviser industry conference, the TD Ameritrade Institutional’s National LINC 2017, in San Diego in early February.