A statewide initiative to increase the number of nurses with bachelor’s degrees, an effort launched six years ago at WCU, reached a major milestone Thursday, May 8, as leaders from three Western North Carolina community colleges and several mountain area hospitals celebrated the program’s first graduating class.
The Division of Information Technology at WCU is working to fully assess the impact on campus computing systems of a significant Internet security bug known as “Heartbleed,” which could affect the personal information of Internet users across the United States.
Western Carolina University will hold a trio of commencement ceremonies over a two-day period – Friday and Saturday, May 9-10 – to recognize the academic achievements of what is expected to be a record-breaking spring class.
More than 100 people representing Western North Carolina business and industry, community colleges, economic development groups, government officials – and even a prospective student or two – enjoyed a “sneak peek” Wednesday, April 16, of WCU’s expanded undergraduate engineering program, coming this fall to the Asheville-Hendersonville area.
WCU will host a “sneak peek” Wednesday, April 16, of the soon-to-be-opened laboratories and classrooms that will enable the expansion of the university's undergraduate engineering program to the Asheville-Hendersonville area.
A course for nurses and nursing students, “Legal and Ethical Implications for Nurses,” will be offered in Asheville on Monday, March 17, by WCU’s School of Nursing and Office of Continuing and Professional Education.