Sixteen students from Tecnologico de Costa Rica, a university in Costa Rica, recently spent three weeks on the Western Carolina University campus to take part in a summertime language and culture program offered through WCU’s Intensive English Program.
The Wall Street Journal published a news story and accompanying rankings based on a national exam that listed WCU as second best among U.S. colleges and universities in helping students gain critical thinking skills.
The second season finale of “David Holt’s State of Music” series featuring bluegrass, traditional gospel and old-time music is set for broadcast Thursday, July 27, at 10 p.m. on UNC-TV and features performances recorded at Western Carolina University.
The ink has dried on the state budget resulting in a $23 billion spending package for 2017-18 that includes several items of note for Western Carolina University and the University of North Carolina system.
Jeffrey Ray, dean of Western Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology, was recognized by the American Society for Engineering Education for his outstanding service to engineering technology education.
The Performance Series of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center opens Thursday, Sept. 7, with The HillBenders, a bluegrass group from Springfield, Missouri, performing The Who's "Tommy."