Arthur Salido, associate professor of chemistry and director of Western Carolina University’s bid for reaccreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, has been selected to oversee WCU’s community, economic and innovation outreach efforts.
Enhancing the Cullowhee Creek corridor, providing a solar panel picnic table and researching how to build a compactor that would remove coffee lids from coffee cups and place each in its respective recycling bin are among the proposals approved by Western Carolina University’s Sustainable Energy Initiative for the 2017-18 academic year.
Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff had an opportunity to hear about eight recommendations for improving the climate for diversity and inclusion on campus during an open forum held Monday, April 17.
Only one team of college- or university-based emergency telecommunicators in the world has achieved accreditation as an “Emergency Medical Dispatch Center of Excellence” from the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch, and that team works at Western Carolina University.
A total solar eclipse will darken the skies over a slice of Western North Carolina in August, and Enrique Gomez, associate professor of astronomy and physics at Western Carolina University, is planning a presentation to help the public understand the celestial phenomenon.
To adapt a phrase often attributed to Julius Caesar – they came; they saw; they concurred.
In this case, “they” refers to the members of an external review team who visited campus last week as a culminating event in the nearly three-year process to reaffirm Western Carolina University’s 10-year accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.