Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering a grant-writing certificate program in Asheville beginning Wednesday, Nov. 2, and continuing through Friday, Nov. 4.
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded the Western Carolina University School of Nursing a grant totaling nearly $1 million to develop community-based and primary care clinical experiences to help students enrolled in WCU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs prepare for careers in those health care settings.
Western Carolina University will have an on-campus polling place for early voting from Thursday, Oct. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 5. It was established through the efforts of the Campus Vote Project, a campaign working to remove barriers to voting on college campuses and advocating for changes to expand access to voter registration and the voting process, and WCU’s Center for Service Learning, with assistance from the Jackson County Board of Elections.
A program focusing on “Global Celebrations of Living and Dying” will be held on the Western Carolina University campus over two evenings, Monday, Oct. 31, and Thursday, Nov. 3, with presentations on diverse aspects of life and death as seen from biological, philosophical, religious and cultural viewpoints.
The Western Carolina University Political Debate Series will conclude Thursday, Oct. 27, with the third and final event of the 2016 election season, a session featuring candidates in the N.C. Senate District 50 race.
Just a few days before the scariest of holidays, Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education will offer a workshop in Asheville focusing on “Employment Law ‘Horror Stories’ for Halloween and How to Avoid Becoming One.”
More than 100 leaders from across Western North Carolina came together Friday, Oct. 7, at Western Carolina University to discuss ways to foster regional economic development without having a negative impact on the mountain environment.