Arledge Armenaki, associate professor of cinematography, is recipient of a Telly Award for his work as director of photography on “Wesley,” a historical movie about a co-founder of the Methodist church.
Western Carolina University Chancellor John W. Bardo thanked faculty and staff for continuing to increase institutional quality despite the state’s budget crisis, and urged them not to allow lingering economic doldrums to derail their efforts to continue creating “a 21st-century university.”
Western Carolina University, among the first institutions in the country to adopt the Boyer model across campus, invites educational personnel to learn more about implementing the new philosophy of scholarship on their campuses.
The North Carolina Governor’s Logistics Task Force stopped Thursday, June 24, at Western Carolina University to learn about Western North Carolina’s economic assets and existing transportation and technology infrastructure that make the region unique from other areas of the state.
Western Carolina University’s Public Policy Institute has created a new “affiliated faculty” program in which select faculty members will receive stipends of up to $2,500 to work with students on projects related to policy issues affecting Western North Carolina.
The Western Carolina University board of trustees unanimously approved a one-year contract extension for Dennis Wagner, who recently turned down a position at the University of Kansas to remain as the Catamounts’ head football coach.
Danny Williamson, track and field coach at WCU, was named women’s coach of the year and men’s co-coach of the year at the 2010 Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, held Feb. 25 and 26 at Clemson University.