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.
The academic success of 1,395 Western Carolina University students who were named to the chancellor’s list for fall semester 2017 will be recognized and Richard Sneed, principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will deliver keynote remarks during a ceremony set for Tuesday, Feb. 13.
After receiving a boost in the form of several substantial donations, the Western Carolina University Faculty Senate’s new Student Support Fund is ready to assist students who are dealing with short-term financial emergencies.
Western Carolina University’s 29th annual Faculty Scholarship Celebration will be held Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Conference Room of Blue Ridge Hall with recognition of creative and academic works by faculty and staff.
A cross-college collaboration at Western Carolina University soon will bring together budding student actors from the College of Fine and Performing Arts and health professionals-in-training from the College of Health and Human Sciences to create an initiative that may be the first of its kind on a U.S. college campus.
One year after Western Carolina University’s spring semester enrollment topped 10,000 for the first time, the head count for spring has set yet another seasonal high mark, with a total of 10,229 students on the university rolls.
Vittal Anantatmula, professor and director of Western Carolina University’s Master of Project Management Program, was selected to receive a 2018 Endeavor Executive Fellowship, allowing him to conduct research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.
Members of the public will have several opportunities to share their opinions on the characteristics they would like to see in Western Carolina University’s next chancellor as the committee leading the search for a successor to Chancellor David O. Belcher has announced a series of open forums for February.
With Valentine’s Day falling smackdab in the middle of the month, February is known as a time for love. That’s why the Office of Advancement at Western Carolina University is rolling out the second annual “I Love WCU” fundraising campaign throughout the month.