Representatives of Western Carolina University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an agreement recently that strengthens ties between the university and the agency to enhance WCU educational programs and the EPA’s mission of protecting environmental resources.
Western Carolina University Chancellor John Bardo discussed with university trustees Thursday, June 7, several campus reorganizations that are designed to forge a stronger link between students and faculty and WCU’s regional outreach programs.
Three Western Carolina University chemistry professors and their students are hoping to grow more than just a few ears of corn this summer in their small gardens in a Western North Carolina subdivision. They’re also seeking to harvest scientific evidence that could lead to a cost-effective method of removing contamination from the soil of a neighborhood that once housed a major commercial apple orchard.
CULLOWHEE -- Western Carolina University's recent student recruitment efforts are not only winning over prospective students and their parents, but also are winning awards from national higher education organizations.
A three-person team from Western Carolina University captured second place and $5,000 in scholarship money in the annual American Express Planning Invitational, a competition in which students pit their financial planning abilities against students from other universities across the nation.
The upcoming expansion of Western Carolina University's A.K. Hinds University Center will represent a major move toward making that facility a true "community center" in the heart of campus, WCU Chancellor John W. Bardo said at a Wednesday (April 25) groundbreaking ceremony.
Western Carolina University faculty member Gayle Houston Miller was honored Thursday (April 12) as one of the best teachers in The University of North Carolina system, drawing praise for the passion and integrity she exhibits in the classroom, and for her interest in teaching "the whole student."
Western Carolina University broke ground Thursday (March 8) for its Fine and Performing Arts Center, a $30 million facility designed to serve both as a new home for WCU's burgeoning academic programs in the arts and humanities, and as a cornerstone in the university's and region's efforts to grow and develop.