Students and professors at Western Carolina University are using ground-penetrating radar to help a group of Jackson County volunteers locate gravesites and boundaries of an abandoned cemetery near the university.
Western Carolina University announced plans today (Friday, Feb. 18) for the Millennial Initiative, a comprehensive regional economic development strategy made possible by the recent acquisition of 344 acres of property adjacent to the main campus.
Western Carolina University has recently begun its reaccreditation process with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the major accrediting body for more than 780 public and private institutions of higher education in the South.
Western alum Army Lt. Col. John T. “Tim” Ryan ('85) is gaining national media attention not only for his unit's success in finding hidden weapons in Iraq, but also for his outspoken criticism of reporters' coverage of the war.
The Master of Entrepreneurship Program at Western Carolina University claimed first place in a recent nationwide competition sponsored by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Mike Treadway, who grew up in Bryson City, is fulfilling a dream. Asheville native, Cedric Nash, is fulfilling a promise to his father. Ben Garner from Person County is finally following in his parents' footsteps.