Burnsville resident Brandon Randolph, a 22-year-old graduate student in Western Carolina University's Master of Public Affairs Program, has been tagged by a national publication as one of the bright, young voices of talk radio.
Craig Buchner and his father didn't say much during their weekends in upstate New York checking spigots on sugar maples, chopping wood and boiling sap to make syrup, but the Western Carolina University student found comfort just spending time with his dad.
The Delta Zeta chapter of the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars at Western Carolina University recently inducted new student and faculty members and bestowed honorary membership onto a beloved university administrator for his role in international education efforts at Western.
Radio listeners across much of Western North Carolina hear it during the morning commute, and they hear it in the afternoon during the five o'clock pile-up: “Power Your Mind” at Western Carolina University. That is what students majoring in communication are doing—powering their minds and their futures.
The national Society of Broadcast Engineers recently certified Western Carolina University senior Christopher Edmonds of Winston Salem, NC, as a television operator, which his professor calls a rare achievement for a university student.
Western Carolina University student Christie Walters is the recipient of the 2005 Outstanding Mathematics Education Student Award for the western region, presented by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Two of Western Carolina University's high-achieving students recently paddled their kayaks to top finishes at the Whitewater Slalom U.S. Team Trials in Durango, Colo., earning them spots on the national whitewater slalom team and giving each a boost toward the 2008 Summer Olympics.