Daniel Ostergaard, executive director of the U.S. Homeland Security Advisory Council, will discuss the role that Western Carolina University should play in homeland security issues for Western North Carolina when he visits campus Monday, Dec. 5.
Western Carolina University students enrolled in a “Crisis Communication” course during the upcoming spring semester will create free crisis communication plans for a select number of businesses, agencies and organizations.
Western's reaccreditation efforts are on target and the university is making good progress toward reaffirmation in 2007. That's the word from Ann Chard, a vice president of the Commission on Colleges for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, after her Monday, Nov. 14, visit to Cullowhee.
The Friends of Western Carolina University's Hunter Library are sponsoring a Feb. 4-5, 2006, trip to Atlanta that includes admission to an Andrew Wyeth exhibition at the High Museum, a concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and hotel accommodations.
Law enforcement officers from across North Carolina joined with state legislators, county and municipal officials, medical and social services professionals, and students and educators at Western Carolina University on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to examine strategies for curbing the rampant problem of methamphetamine.
“High Mountains Rising: Appalachia in Time and Place,” a book co-edited by Western Carolina University history professor H. Tyler Blethen, is the 2005 winner of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award from the Western North Carolina Historical Association.