An entrepreneur who became nationally known for his appearances on NBC’s “The Apprentice” told a group of Western Carolina University students who excelled in their academic work last spring semester that they now need to rise to an even higher level and live with “courageous leadership.”
With the trail system, which includes six separate trails, soon to begin its fifth year as an amenity on the WCU campus, the staff of Base Camp Cullowhee recently has completed several projects designed to improve the experience and improve safety for those who ride, walk and run the trails.
With a steady stream of hungry students filing by in search of dinner, members of one of Western Carolina University’s founding families gathered Thursday (Sept. 14) to take part in the official rededication of a renovated campus building originally named for one of their kinfolk.
Dear World, an interactive, award-winning portrait project that unites people through pictures with their distinctive message-on-skin style, makes it way to Western Carolina University’s campus on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 25-26.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day, a free family oriented festival that celebrates Southern Appalachian culture through concerts, living-history demonstrations, competitions and awards programs, will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, on the WCU campus, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sharon Metcalfe, associate professor in WCU’s School of Nursing, recently presented “Collaborative Pediatric International Cultural Learning: Mutual Learning Success” at the 28th International Conference on Pediatric Nursing and Healthcare in Edinburgh, Scotland.
“College Experiences of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians,” an article by Rebecca Lasher, WCU assistant professor of social work, and Don Good, a 1978 alumnus of WCU and professor of educational leadership at East Tennessee State University, was published in volume 33 of the Research in Higher Education Journal.