Bids were opened Tuesday, Dec. 8, for construction of a new building designed to broaden the educations of Western North Carolina health care providers and facilitate the dissemination of information promoting healthy lifestyles.
Catamounts could be seen running along the Blue Ridge Parkway over the weekend of Nov. 14-15, but these weren’t of the four-legged variety. It was a contingent from Western Carolina University’s athletic training program completing the second annual Mountain Jug Run for Research.
Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in social work has received full accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education, a nonprofit national association that is recognized as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in the nation.
Six Western Carolina University students majoring in environmental health have been selected to present their research at the regional American Society of Safety Engineers professional development conference in Myrtle Beach in late September.
Against an acoustic backdrop of bulldozers and bagpipes, Western Carolina University officially “broke ground” Thursday, Sept. 3, for its new $46 million health sciences building scheduled to open in 2012.
The groundbreaking ceremony for a $46 million, 160,000-square-foot health sciences building – the first facility to be constructed as part of Western Carolina University’s Millennial Initiative – will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, at the construction site off of Little Savannah Road. Parking is not available at the site.
Six students from Western Carolina University were among 15 students from across the nation selected to present case studies during the 2009 Southeastern Athletic Training Student Symposium recently held in Atlanta.
A physical limitation doesn’t have to mean life without competitive and recreational sports, majors in Western Carolina University’s recreational therapy program learned during a workshop in March. A group of about 30 recreational therapy students spent a day on campus learning about adapted sports, which allow individuals with disabilities to participate in traditional sports through modified equipment.