Western Carolina University’s online learning programs continue an upward enrollment trend that parallels the university’s overall enrollment, building upon a reputation for student support services and academic rigor.
Western Carolina University will hold a pair of commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 16, to honor the university’s fall graduating class and a group of newly minted WCU alumni who were awarded degrees after this year’s summer school sessions.
The Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center at Western Carolina University will have a bold new look after the completion of an exterior renovation project endorsed Friday, Dec. 1, by the WCU Board of Trustees.
Students at Western Carolina University will pay slightly more to reside, dine and park on campus after the Western Carolina University Board of Trustees endorsed a new schedule of rates for the 2018-19 academic year, but a new tuition plan taking effect in the fall will result in a significant drop in the overall cost of attendance.
University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings announced Tuesday, Nov. 28, the naming of Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar as acting chancellor of Western Carolina University. The very next day, Carol Burton, WCU’s associate provost for undergraduate studies, agreed to step into Morrison-Shetlar’s shoes by taking the role of acting provost.
Lisa Briggs, director of Western Carolina University’s Emergency and Disaster Management Program, recently returned from Moldova in Eastern Europe where she participated in disaster response training exercises.
Western Carolina University’s proposal to build a transmission tower to broadcast the signal from the campus radio station at the 95.3 FM frequency cleared a major hurdle Monday (Nov. 27) when the Jackson County Board of Commissioners granted the university a waiver in regards to some of the provisions of the county’s Wireless Communications Ordinance.
Cheryl Clark, an assistant professor in Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing, says she always has found participating in service trips to Jamaica to be positive experiences, but a recent journey to that Caribbean island nation with a group of WCU nursing students plumbed an even greater depth of personal meaning – and it involved a little red wagon.
Students and faculty from Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present the comic opera “The Hotel Casablanca” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in the recital hall of the university’s Coulter Building.