More than 200 students from the western half of North Carolina will have their voices heard on a variety of issues facing local, state and federal governments when they convene in a youth assembly Saturday, March 20, in Asheville.
With the departure this May of its vice chancellor for academic affairs, Richard J. Collings, for a presidency in Nebraska, Western Carolina University has launched a search for a chief academic officer who, for the first time, will also carry the title “Provost.”
Western Carolina University's construction management program, one of the fastest growing academic programs at the university, is launching a new Construction Career Academy designed to prepare N.C. high school students for careers in the construction industry.
CULLOWHEE – When Western Carolina University faculty member Brian Railsback traveled to New York City in 1993, he saw firsthand the destruction that occurs when individuals are inspired by their ideologies to commit violence against others.
This is one power trip that prospective college students will want to take. It’s the Western Carolina University ’04 Power Trip, a series of receptions designed to provide information about the college admissions process to prospective students and their families and give them the power to make one of the most important decisions in their lives - where to go to college.
Relocation of Western Carolina University’s nursing education programs to the Haynes Center on the Enka campus of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College will help ensure a supply of well-qualified nurses to meet the growing health care needs of Western North Carolina.
The Initiative for Integrative Aging, a collaboration between Western and Hendersonville's Pardee Hospital, was recently selected as a Geriatric Best Practice by the Geriatric Best Practices Advisory Board. The program will be recognized at the upcoming Geriatric Best Practices conference in Charleston, S.C.
Western Carolina University is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Council of Graduate Schools that could lead to new professional science master’s degree programs in ecological biotechnology and in forensic science.