Western Carolina University, in partnership with Isothermal Community College, will offer a bachelor's degree program and teacher licensure in special education in Rutherford County beginning in January 2005.
A geology professor from Western Carolina University will spend the next few months in Olympic National Park in Washington attempting to gauge the impact of the nation's largest dam removal project on water quality in what was once one of the Pacific Northwest's most productive salmon rivers.
The results are in from a comprehensive scientific sampling of residents of the 23 westernmost counties of North Carolina, and researchers at Western Carolina University’s Center for Regional Development say they found some surprises in their examination of the region’s economic, social and political trends.
A series of collaborative programs offered by Western Carolina University and Pardee Hospital to help the growing population of senior citizens in Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina enjoy longer, healthier lives has been recognized as among the best geriatric practices in the Southeast.
Students studying tourism and hospitality management at Western Carolina University are gathering historical information that could lead to the creation of a Heritage Walk for the nearby Jackson County town of Dillsboro.
Western Carolina University has announced the appointment of technology and marketing industry veteran Paul L. Evans as director of its Center for Regional Development, which is responsible for linking the assets of the region and the university to drive economic development in Western North Carolina.
More than 200 students from the western half of North Carolina will have their voices heard on a variety of issues facing local, state and federal governments when they convene in a youth assembly Saturday, March 20, in Asheville.
Relocation of Western Carolina University’s nursing education programs to the Haynes Center on the Enka campus of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College will help ensure a supply of well-qualified nurses to meet the growing health care needs of Western North Carolina.