Western Carolina University, in partnership with Isothermal Community College, will offer interested students an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree or teacher licensure in elementary education in Rutherford County beginning in August.
MountainRise, the electronic journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at Western, has a new mission. With its fall 2004 issue, the publication will become an open peer-reviewed journal featuring articles written not only by Western faculty but also by national and international scholars.
Western North Carolina school teachers will have an additional resource to turn to for assistance when noted educator and researcher David Strahan joins Western Carolina University as the Taft B. Botner Distinguished Professor in Elementary and Middle Grades Education this fall.
A group of Western North Carolina high school students will pedal and paddle their way across nearly 500 miles of Montana this summer as they follow the path of Lewis and Clark in a trip sponsored by Western Carolina University's Talent Search Program.
Although the folks at Western Carolina University are still in the midst of preparations for the incoming freshman class for the fall of 2004, potential members of the freshman class of 2005 can get an early start on the college visitation process this summer.
Debbie Green, manager of medical and scientific affairs for the U.S. molecular diagnostics division of Roche Diagnostics Corporation in Indianapolis, recently led a group of Western Carolina University clinical laboratory sciences students in exercises designed to expose them to real-world genetic analysis.
Western Carolina University and Haywood Community College will hold an information and enrollment session Monday, June 28, about a new program that will enable Haywood County residents to work toward the bachelor's degree in early childhood education without leaving their home county.
Professors from Western Carolina University's construction management program, one of the fastest growing academic programs at the university, recently met with representatives from school systems in Charlotte to discuss the details of participating in the N.C. Construction Career Academy.