Western Carolina University’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will be offering two workshops on techniques for business efficiency and process improvement in June and July at its Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s Division of Educational Outreach is partnering with the Asheville nonprofit organization i.b.mee to offer the Live Your Legacy Leadership Summit for Girls, a unique summer experience for rising 10th-graders through college freshmen beginning Sunday, June 17, and continuing through Saturday, June 23, in Cullowhee.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering a workshop for nonprofit professionals and volunteer board members from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville.
Recognition of graduating students with perfect GPAs, the presentation of an honorary doctorate to an aerospace engineer, and speeches from one of the University of North Carolina System’s top teachers and one of Western Carolina University’s stellar graduate students were among the highlights Friday and Saturday (May 11-12) as WCU held a trio of commencement exercises.
There is a rhythm to the madness that once defined Kevin Rumley’s life. (Figures. The dude’s a drummer.) But now, there’s only rhythm. No madness. Just peace, love and joy – mostly. And purpose – definitely purpose.
The chairs of both Western Carolina University’s Faculty Senate and Staff Senate are reporting numerous checkmarks on their respective group’s “to-do” lists as the spring semester comes to a close, with an emphasis on initiatives aimed at providing financial assistance to help WCU students successfully complete their degrees.
“The Liars Bench,” a program devoted to preserving, promoting and performing materials dealing with Appalachian heritage and culture, will present a new show at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in the ground-floor auditorium of Western Carolina University’s H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
Three faculty members participating in Western Carolina University’s Global Learning Academy – Todd Watson, Ian Hewer and Yanjun Yan – recently delivered presentations on their respective internationalized syllabi titled “Global Health Issues in Central America,” “Nurse Anesthesia in Africa” and “Global Engineering and Technology.”