Western Carolina University is listed among “the top 100 outstanding but under-appreciated colleges” in a new book by one of the nation’s most-respected education writers, who debunks the notion that a quality education can be found only at brand-name, Ivy League schools.
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper will deliver the keynote address at a daylong conference examining ethical and social implications of genomic research and other biotechnology issues Thursday, April 3, in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s board of trustees approved several administrative appointments at its quarterly meeting Wednesday, March 5, including new directors for Western’s service learning, residential living, orientation, and enrollment support programs.
Western Carolina University is launching a new Spring Literary Festival this April as part of a renewed effort to stimulate interest among students and residents of Western North Carolina in the work of contemporary writers and poets.
A new master’s degree program at Western Carolina University is designed to help train the student affairs professionals that colleges and universities will require in order to meet the needs of a growing population of college students across North Carolina and the nation.
Less than three years after being authorized to offer North Carolina’s first undergraduate degree program in entrepreneurship, Western Carolina University has been given the green light for a new master’s degree program in the fast-growing field.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has awarded nearly $25,000 to Western Carolina University for equipment and supplies that will enable WCU students and high school students from the western half of the state to get some hands-on experience in molecular genetics research.
About 30 community college representatives from across Western North Carolina gathered Wednesday, Feb. 26, to discuss ways to simplify the transfer process for their students interesting in pursuing four-year degrees in teacher education at Western Carolina University.