Carmen Huffman, an associate professor of chemistry at Western Carolina University, says part of what keeps her motivated as a teacher is that her work is ever-changing, always with something new to try to help her students learn. But an even greater motivation for her are the interactions she has with them.
High school students from across Western North Carolina gathered at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Center in mid-March to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 34th annual Foreign Language Contest.
Four students from Western Carolina University have been selected for eight-week internships with the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, providing an opportunity to gain firsthand experience and working knowledge in health careers.
Current students and recent graduates of Western Carolina University’s master’s program in accountancy did better on the certified public accountant exam ― a requirement for becoming a CPA ― than the national average, results show.
Western Carolina University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday (March 11) to endorse a resolution calling on North Carolinians to vote “yes” for the proposed state bond issue Connect NC, which would provide $110 million for replacement of WCU’s Natural Sciences Building.
Lori Unruh, coordinator of Western Carolina University’s School Psychology Graduate Program, was recipient of a President’s Award for Exceptional Service to Children and School Psychology during the 2016 annual convention of the National Association for School Psychologists held in New Orleans in mid-February.
An entry submitted by Western Carolina University’s Office of Communications and Public Relations titled “Western Carolina University, UNC Asheville and A-B Tech Partner to Illustrate the Economic Impact of Public Higher Education in Western North Carolina” won a special merit award in the media relations program category for best programs and projects in the recent District III competition of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.