Who knew an upgraded weight room with a new “cool factor” could be such a game-changer for a group of college athletes? David and Marie Brinkley did, and that’s why they donated more than $400,000 to make WCU’s weight room in the Jordan-Phillips Fieldhouse a custom-built, state-of-the-art facility.
WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering a course in “Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10-Hour Construction Industry Training” at the university's Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.
A team of educators in the College of Business at Western Carolina University have won the Academy of Management’s Benedictine University Award for outstanding scholar-practitioner collaboration research.
The committee leading the search for WCU's next chancellor approved a timeline that is designed to have a slate of three finalists on the desk of UNC System President Margaret Spellings and a new chancellor named by the end of the current academic year.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ historical and cultural connections with the land now home to WCU were commemorated as representatives of the tribal and university communities gathered for the unveiling of a sculpture.