The University Participant Program at Western Carolina University is completing a decade of helping college-age individuals with intellectual disabilities transition into a more engaged and independent way of living, and those involved in the program are organizing an April fundraising event to mark that milestone.
WCU received three awards – one for a diversity program and two for a membership drive for the Catamount Club – during the recent District III competition of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
With a trio of Western Carolina University faculty members currently engaged in individual research projects around the world through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the university has landed on a just-published list recognizing the program’s “top-producing institutions” for 2017-18.
Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to learn about various aspects of life for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians as the Cherokee Cultural Tour is offered from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Steven D. Lillard, assistant chief of police at Western Carolina University since 2011, has been named director of university police and chief of police at WCU. The appointment is effectively immediately.
Engineers Week at Western Carolina University kicked off Monday, Feb. 19, with guest speaker Lonnie Johnson addressing engineering and technology students on the “Impact of Technology” at the A.K. Hinds University Center’s Grandroom.
In an effort to combat a significant increase in the number of email phishing campaigns this semester, Western Carolina University’s Division of Information Technology is expanding its multi-factor authentication efforts.
The principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians provided three nuggets of advice for leading a successful life as he delivered a keynote address before a group of Western Carolina University’s highest-achieving students Tuesday (Feb. 13.)
During his 10 years as Western Carolina University’s assistant director, and then associate director, of operations, Bryant Barnett was grooming himself to eventually become the director of residential living.