After spending nearly four days on Western Carolina University’s Cullowhee campus, professor Mo Mo Thant was able to take valuable information back to her native country of Myanmar as it undergoes a massive education reform.
Teams of Western Carolina University senior engineering and engineering technology students lent their expertise to businesses and other organizations across Western North Carolina during the spring semester as they completed capstone projects through which they designed and prototyped a product, device, process or system for those organizations.
A new 600-bed residence hall planned for the upper section of the Western Carolina University campus took one step closer to becoming a reality as the WCU Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed a design concept for the building.
Ivy Demetria Gibson, senior strategic business partner in human resources at Mission Health in Asheville, has been named assistant general counsel and chief compliance officer at Western Carolina University, effective June 1.
Pam Meister has been named director of Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center, well known as a showcase for Southern Appalachian culture, programs and exhibits and as a regional facility for research and education.
Students, faculty and staff from across the Western Carolina University community were recognized at the 13th annual Service-Learning Awards program held April 20 in the conference room at Blue Ridge Hall.
Western Carolina University’s Center for Career and Professional Development was awarded a $100,000 grant from the State Employees’ Credit Union foundation board, which will be used to fund the SECU Summer Fellows Internship Program.
Burgin Mackey, a freshman environmental health major at Western Carolina University, has been selected to serve as the post-secondary/collegiate representative for the state association of the Health Occupations Students of America.