For the second time in less than a year, events that faculty, staff and students helped plan, publicize and produce as part of Western Carolina University’s partnership with the town of Dillsboro have won awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.
University Awards and Accolades
Western Carolina University wins recognition, awards and accolades on state, regional and national levels. Recent honors include:
For the third consecutive year, the university has been listed by The Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America.
A team representing the construction management program captured a top award during the National Association of Home Builders’ Residential Construction Management Competition.
A soon-to-be published educational guidebook rated the university in four categories: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
WCU’s master’s degree program in nurse anesthesia is one of a select few such programs in the nation to receive a 10-year stamp of approval from its accrediting organization.
Western Carolina University was recently honored with one of two of the Association for Continuing Higher Education’s Creative Technology Awards for 2012 for a project titled “Online Collaborative Learning Beyond Course Registration.”
Western Carolina University has earned high marks on an annual survey conducted by a national higher education organization that assesses U.S. universities and colleges on their performance in designing activities that improve student learning.
Graduate programs in human resources and project management have received high national rankings in affordability from the distance education clearinghouse GetEducated.com.
WCU’s College of Business once again is listed in a guidebook as one of the best schools in the nation for studying toward the master’s degree in business administration.