Nick Botello-Hernandez has known for a while now that he wants to be a park ranger. But having an recent opportunity to job shadow with Western Carolina University alumnus Robert McGraw, superintendent of Mount Mitchell State Park, and park ranger Daniel Jackson for a day further cemented his career path.
Even good weather showed up for the 34th annual Tuck River Cleanup. Hosted by Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee, the April 14 activity to clean up the Tuckaseigee River as it flows through Jackson County was deemed successful, if sometimes overwhelming, by organizers.
What is considered the nation’s largest single-day effort to remove trash from a river, the 34th annual Tuck River Cleanup, hosted by Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee, will be Saturday, April 14.
Western Carolina University hosted more than 100 students Saturday, March 10, for a Regional Science Olympiad of interscholastic competitions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
To help managers realize their leadership potential, Western Carolina University will offer a new five-day High Impact Leadership Certificate Program from Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, at its Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s Division of Educational Outreach will offer two introductory language courses designed to build both cultural knowledge and conversational language skills during the spring semester.
Western Carolina University’s online learning programs continue an upward enrollment trend that parallels the university’s overall enrollment, building upon a reputation for student support services and academic rigor.