As Western Carolina University enrollment continues an upward trend, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the university are working to ensure those numbers include a significant portion of local Native American students.
David A. Shapiro, the Robert Lee Madison Distinguished Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Carolina University, is among this year’s recipients of the most prestigious honor bestowed by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Nine dance works that have been included in the Western Carolina University Dance Program’s studio courses this semester will be featured as students and faculty present the Fall Dance Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Hoey Auditorium.
Western Carolina University professor of mathematics Julie Barnes was working with Beth Schaubroeck, a professor of mathematics at the Air Force Academy, on a research project related to complex numbers when the two noticed their work was generating some interesting images.
Western Carolina University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree program in integrated health sciences and a master’s degree program in athletic training after approval of the two new academic offerings Friday, Nov. 3, by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.
Pamela DeGraffenreid, director of the Western Carolina University Bookstore and vice chair of the University of North Carolina System’s Staff Assembly, is the 2017 recipient of the Thomas W. Ross Visionary Leader Award.
Discussions focusing on study abroad and immigration, the screening of a film about refugees and a Western Carolina University faculty member’s reflections on her scholarly leave trip are on the agenda as the campus marks International Education Week from Monday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 17.
Three Western Carolina University alumni were recognized for their achievements and a former chair of the WCU Board of Trustees received one of the highest honors bestowed by the university, the Distinguished Service Award, as part of Homecoming activities on campus.