In about the time it takes for Santa to deliver gifts around the world, Western's Don Connelly and his students had to complete their work on a pair of complex radio commercials for the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad.
Western Carolina University will celebrate a historic “first” at its Saturday, Dec. 18, commencement, honoring a graduating class that includes the first four candidates for master's degrees in entrepreneurship in U.S. history.
Five Western Carolina University students found out what it's like to be on the teaching end of the educational spectrum this fall as they taught basic economic principles to students at Haywood County's Hazelwood Elementary School through the Junior Achievement program.
Western Carolina University has agreed to become one of the sponsors for a new series of mini-programs called “Leadership For Our Town” that will air on WLOS-TV and WBSC-TV (WB 40) in North and South Carolina, beginning Friday, Dec. 10.
A trio of Western Carolina University communication majors recently launched a new weekly radio program called “Free Speech Cullowhee” and quickly established a national presence for the fledgling news and viewpoints show broadcast by the university's WWCU-FM.
Thanks to the creative talents of a husband-and-wife team of world-class photographers who met while students at Western, the university is celebrating next year's opening of the new Fine and Performing Arts Center through a limited-edition calendar that is itself a work of art.