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.
LIFE@WesternCarolina, Western Carolina University’s lifelong learning membership organization for adults 50 and older, kicked off its fall semester sessions with a Tuesday, Sept. 12, presentation on cadaver dogs and law enforcement on the Cullowhee campus and a Thursday, Sept. 14, presentation addressing mosquitoes and mosquito-borne illnesses at the university’s instructional site at Biltmore Park.
Western Carolina University’s Division of Educational Outreach is partnering with six marketing and public relations experts to offer a new certificate in “Digital Marketing and Public Relations” this fall at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville.
Twenty-seven members of Western Carolina University’s faculty and staff will be going on the road Monday, Sept. 18, through Wednesday, Sept. 20, to introduce the university to prospective students during evening events in the Greensboro, Raleigh and Charlotte areas.
The University of North Carolina system’s General Administration has endorsed three mission-focused academic areas of interest in which Western Carolina University will work to achieve significant regional or national attention by the 2021-22 school year.