After reviewing cost estimates, tax assessments and anticipated insurance settlement proceeds, the Board of Trustees of the Endowment Fund of Western Carolina University has decided against replacing or repairing three dining establishments damaged by a November fire.
Western Carolina University is the recipient of a $500,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to help expand engineering education across Western North Carolina through a partnership with regional community colleges.
Horace Kephart had a bushy mustache. So did Robert Lee Madison. Yet it’s hard to know how either would fare in the mustache and beard competition at this year’s Mountain Heritage Day, Saturday, Sept. 28, on the WCU campus.
Hannah Watson, a May graduate of Western Carolina University, received the Outstanding Math Education Student award for the western region of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics in October in Greensboro. Students from WCU have been named winners of this award for 23 of the last 26 years.
Louis E. Buck, director of Western Carolina University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, has announced the appointment of business executives David Woodcock and Michael Bradshaw to leadership positions on the center’s advisory board.