Western Carolina University students have provided representatives of local tourism interests in 26 Western North Carolina counties with data illustrating the impact of the travel and tourism industry on the economy of their particular counties.
Western Carolina University researchers have completed a comprehensive study of major demographic, economic, social and political issues and trends facing Western North Carolina, releasing their findings in a 2014 Regional Outlook Report designed to equip residents and policymakers with the information needed to make informed decisions about WNC’s future.
Representatives of Isothermal Community College and WCU met recently to sign two articulation agreements to smooth the path for ICC students transferring to WCU to earn their bachelor’s degrees in business or nursing.
The impact of the travel and tourism industry on the economy of the 26 westernmost counties of North Carolina will be the subject of a daylong conference Friday, April 11, presented by the WCU College of Business.
WCU is a co-sponsor of “Fall in Love with Biltmore Park,” a day of special events set for Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville that will include afternoon marketing workshops and an evening networking party for the area business community.
A WCU alumna and graduate student whose aim is to help small governments “thrive instead of merely survive” in today’s economy is the recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the North Carolina City and County Management Association.