Twelve Western Carolina University students enrolled in a Spanish Program course on “Cuban Culture” had an opportunity to experience that culture first-hand by participating in a faculty-led trip during WCU’s fall break.
Discussions focusing on study abroad and immigration, the screening of a film about refugees and a Western Carolina University faculty member’s reflections on her scholarly leave trip are on the agenda as the campus marks International Education Week from Monday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 17.
James Costa, WCU professor of biology and executive director of Highlands Biological Station, became just the third person to receive the Alfred Russel Wallace Medal recently as he traveled through France and the United Kingdom giving a series of lectures.
A paper co-authored by Andrew Bobilya, associate professor and director of WCU’s Parks and Recreation Management Program, was recently published in Volume 14 of the publication Research in Outdoor Education.
Santiago Garcia-Castanon, professor of Spanish in WCU’s Department of World Languages, recently returned from Austria, where he gave a poetry reading at the University of Vienna on the morning of Friday, Oct. 13.
Western Carolina University students recently contributed their time and energy to the Cullowhee Community Garden and other initiatives as WCU’s Center for Serving Learning observed “Make A Difference Week.”
Erin Adams, associate professor and coordinator of Western Carolina University’s Interior Design Program, says she has contributed to charitable causes through the annual State Employees Combined Campaign in past years, but this time, it’s personal.