Aug. 19 session set for Asheville programs

Prospective students can learn about the 100-plus courses Western Carolina University will offer in Asheville during the upcoming fall semester as the university holds an information session and registration Thursday, Aug. 19.

Hosted from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. by WCU’s Programs in Asheville, the event will be held in Karpen Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Advisers for graduate and undergraduate programs will be on hand to meet one-on-one with prospective students and answer questions.

The lineup of Asheville graduate courses includes topics such as “Modern Poetry,” “Writing for the Marketplace,” “Foundations of English as a Second Language and Language Learning,” “Health Care Marketing,” “Government and Business Relations” and “Leadership, Ethics, Social Responsibility and Teamwork.”

WCU’s graduate offerings in Asheville include more than 25 programs from the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Allied Professions and Health and Human Sciences, and from the Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology. There also are a number of graduate programs and certificate programs offered online.

Many of the graduate programs based in Asheville are still accepting applicants for the fall semester. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 23.

For more information, visit or on the Web or call WCU’s Asheville office at 828-251-6642.