Latest Awards & Recognition

Carmen Huffman named recipient of UNC system teaching honor

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.

Unruh receives NASP President’s Award

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.

WCU office wins CASE media relations award for economic impact project

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.