Western Carolina University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree program in integrated health sciences and a master’s degree program in athletic training after approval of the two new academic offerings Friday, Nov. 3, by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.
Pamela DeGraffenreid, director of the Western Carolina University Bookstore and vice chair of the University of North Carolina System’s Staff Assembly, is the 2017 recipient of the Thomas W. Ross Visionary Leader Award.
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.
Western Carolina University will present a double-header event focusing on two early 20th-century Americans who were pioneer conservationists and remain respected as outdoor authors Thursday, Nov. 16, in the ground floor auditorium of H.F. Robinson Building.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Accessibility Resources will host an event celebrating disability as diversity from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in Room A of the Blue Ridge Conference Center.