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Johnson-Busbin named recipient of UNC system teaching honor

Julie Johnson-Busbin says she strives to make her sales and marketing classes relevant for Western Carolina University students by presenting information that is applicable to their professional and personal lives and to help them succeed in the business world – but that’s only half the story.

WCU ranked top-10 ‘military-friendly’ school

Western Carolina University has been designated a national top-10 “military-friendly school” for 2017 by Victory Media, a Pennsylvania-based company that surveyed more than 1,700 schools nationwide to rate the services they provide to military students.

Austrian contingent visits campus to learn about WCU’s UP Program

With plans to start a similar program at their school, representatives from an Austrian teachers college spent a day-and-a-half on the Western Carolina University campus to get a close look at the University Participant Program, WCU’s two-year, on-campus living-and-learning experience for college-age adults with intellectual disabilities.

University assessing impact of executive order on immigration

In the wake of an executive order issued Friday, Jan. 27, by President Donald Trump temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven nations, officials at Western Carolina University are continuing to assess the impact on its international students, faculty and staff.