Three faculty members participating in Western Carolina University’s Global Learning Academy – Todd Watson, Ian Hewer and Yanjun Yan – recently delivered presentations on their respective internationalized syllabi titled “Global Health Issues in Central America,” “Nurse Anesthesia in Africa” and “Global Engineering and Technology.”
Roadworks, an outreach program of Western Carolina University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts that has offered free music and theatrical events to communities throughout the region in summers past, will add an on-site art experience this year.
When Shelby Watson was a freshman in high school, she needed to add a class to fill a void in her schedule so she chose to take Chinese. Little did she know at the time that would be the key to her earning a scholarship to study the language in Taiwan.
Western Carolina University is accepting nominations for the Mountain Heritage Awards, prestigious honors bestowed on an individual and an organization each year for contributions to or playing a prominent role in research, preservation and curation of Southern Appalachian history, culture and folklore.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering a workshop titled “Presenting with Impact” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville.
Approximately 160 high school students from across Western North Carolina gathered at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Center on April 24 to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 36th annual Language Contest.