A regional conference addressing outdoor tourism and recreation presented by Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Feb. 28, featured several speakers stressing that success in attracting visitors results from more than just selling the scenery.
Western Carolina University finance students Garrett Chmiola and Emily Ranson were among 50 students from 25 colleges and universities who attended a financial adviser industry conference, the TD Ameritrade Institutional’s National LINC 2017, in San Diego in early February.
Jamie Temples Raynor, director of development at Western Carolina University since August 2015, has been appointed to the position of assistant vice chancellor for development and alumni engagement for the university.
Matthew McDonough didn’t know much about the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Exceptional Research Opportunities Program until he learned that a couple of his Western Carolina University instructors nominated him to participate.
Larry Hunter, Western Carolina University head men’s basketball coach, recently joined the sandwich-making team for a lunchtime stint at the campus Subway shop to show support for the Coaches Versus Cancer fundraising campaign being sponsored by Subway restaurants across the region.
Students from Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in human resources are continuing their tradition of providing free online human resources consultation services for organizations around the eastern U.S.