A native of Rosman, N.C. and a longtime community volunteer, both with extensive records of public service, were awarded honorary doctorates while a noted public education administrator received a major alumni award as Western Carolina University held spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 7.
Members of Western Carolina University's newest graduating class were encouraged to take part in the 21st-century task of “keeping a human face on a global society” as Western held commencement for approximately 500 students Saturday, Dec. 18.
Members of Western Carolina University 's newest graduating class were encouraged to consider the “worth and poetry” of their own names as Western held commencement for approximately 415 students Friday, Aug. 6.
Mimi Fenton, a Western Carolina University faculty member who has been recognized as one of The University of North Carolina system's best teachers, will be the featured speaker as the university holds summer commencement exercises at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6.
A longtime dean and a former trustee were awarded honorary doctorates in recognition of their dedicated service to Western Carolina University and a Gaston County woman received a major alumni award as the university held spring commencement exercises Saturday (May 8.)
Western Carolina University will bestow honorary doctorates on a longtime dean and on a former chairman of its board of trustees, and present a major alumni award, as the university holds spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 8.