The academic success of 1,395 Western Carolina University students who were named to the chancellor’s list for fall semester 2017 will be recognized and Richard Sneed, principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will deliver keynote remarks during a ceremony set for Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Western Carolina University faculty and staff members can keep up with the activities of the university’s Faculty Senate and Staff Senate by attending public meetings those two bodies have scheduled in February.
After receiving a boost in the form of several substantial donations, the Western Carolina University Faculty Senate’s new Student Support Fund is ready to assist students who are dealing with short-term financial emergencies.
Sharon Metcalfe, associate professor in WCU’s School of Nursing, will be the keynote speaker for the 20th Global Nursing Education Conference being held in New York City from Wednesday, March 21, through Friday, March 23.
One year after Western Carolina University’s spring semester enrollment topped 10,000 for the first time, the head count for spring has set yet another seasonal high mark, with a total of 10,229 students on the university rolls.
Runners from across Western North Carolina and the Southeast will be gathering at Western Carolina University to participate in the eighth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 7.
Don Livingston, a professor in WCU’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs, wrapped up his 33 years on the WCU faculty in December by receiving The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the state of North Carolina’s highest civilian honor.