A trio of Western Carolina University faculty members has been named recipients of prestigious Fulbright Scholar awards and will be heading overseas to engage in individual scholarly projects in Hungary, New Zealand and Mexico.
Western Carolina University has been designated a national top-10 “military-friendly school” for 2017 by Victory Media, a Pennsylvania-based company that surveyed more than 1,700 schools nationwide to rate the services they provide to military students.
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.