A ceremony Friday, April 15, to recognize promotions within the Asheville Police Department looked a bit like a class reunion as half of the officers moving up in the ranks are graduates of Western Carolina University.
Despite rainy conditions, organizers of Western Carolina University's Relay for Life (April 8-9) called the annual fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society “a resounding success” with close to $15,000 raised for cancer research. This year's total exceeded the previous year's total by $2,000.
LeVon Wilson, professor of business law at Western Carolina University, has been named one of the best teachers in the University of North Carolina system, drawing acclaim from students and faculty colleagues for his enthusiasm, energy and effectiveness in the classroom.
Western Carolina University, in partnership with Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, will offer interested students an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in birth through kindergarten education beginning in June.
Western Carolina University, in partnership with Blue Ridge Community College, will offer interested students an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship in Henderson County this fall.
A new book by the director of the electronic media program at Western Carolina University provides an insider's view of the radio industry and offers students comprehensive, hands-on training in radio production through text and interactive CDs.
Staff members in Western Carolina University's Division of Advancement and External Affairs recently received recognition from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for their work on three marketing projects.