The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has approved the establishment of a doctoral program in psychology at Western Carolina University that will focus on enhancing the level of psychological services available to residents of Western North Carolina.
One year after Western Carolina University’s spring semester enrollment topped 10,000 for the first time, the head count for spring has set yet another seasonal high mark, with a total of 10,229 students on the university rolls.
Vittal Anantatmula, professor and director of Western Carolina University’s Master of Project Management Program, was selected to receive a 2018 Endeavor Executive Fellowship, allowing him to conduct research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.
Members of the public will have several opportunities to share their opinions on the characteristics they would like to see in Western Carolina University’s next chancellor as the committee leading the search for a successor to Chancellor David O. Belcher has announced a series of open forums for February.
Celebrating 10 years at Western Carolina University, the College of Fine and Performing Arts has many special activities planned, including an alumni weekend on Friday, Feb. 9, and Saturday, Feb. 10, to honor graduates in music, theater, film and visual arts.
Applications are being accepted for Western Carolina University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program, an intensive eight-week opportunity for students and faculty to engage in high-impact practices and problem-based inquiry.
Runners from across Western North Carolina and the Southeast will be gathering at Western Carolina University to participate in the eighth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 7.