The chairs of both Western Carolina University’s Faculty Senate and Staff Senate are reporting numerous checkmarks on their respective group’s “to-do” lists as the spring semester comes to a close, with an emphasis on initiatives aimed at providing financial assistance to help WCU students successfully complete their degrees.
The Engagement Scholarship Consortium has announced it will present its inaugural Excellence in Student Community Engagement Award to Western Carolina University for the work and contributions of WCU’s Center for Service Learning and Student Democracy Coalition.
Performing at certain venues can be the highlight of a musical career, as if the stage itself shares a star billing, and members of Western Carolina University’s Concert Choir will get that experience this month.
Eleanor Blair, an associate professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at Western Carolina University, has published a new book that examines a significant aspect of the teaching profession and life in general ― money.
The 21-person committee that has been working since spring 2017 to update Western Carolina University’s strategic plan is nearing completion of its work and plans to submit a draft of the revised document to WCU’s Board of Trustees for approval this spring.
Jacob Thigpen, a Western Carolina University senior from Waxhaw, thought he was a patient person. But after working as an intern at the Catamount School, WCU’s laboratory school, the health and physical education major discovered a whole new meaning of the word.
Douglas Keskula, dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences at Western Carolina University, has announced his intention to return to a faculty position within the college’s Department of Physical Therapy, effective fall semester 2019.
Members of the Western Carolina University faculty and staff now have a greater incentive to give their brain cells a workout during the summer following a decision by the chancellor’s Executive Council and the Provost Council.
Members of the Western Carolina University faculty and staff will be recognized for outstanding teaching, scholarship and service at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, during the annual Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards program.