When former Highlands resident Curtis Meltzer died last year, he left a multimillion dollar estate gift to WCU to support students in the College of Arts and Sciences, increasing his and wife Enid’s overall scholarship endowment to $3.3 million.
Political commentator, community organizer and independent journalist Rosa Clemente will be Western Carolina University’s Civil Discourse Speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom.
A critically acclaimed poet spoke to WCU's new students about love and bouncing back from mistakes during the university’s annual New Student Convocation held Friday, Aug. 17, at Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
Molecules in the Mountains, a free life science conference geared toward students, scientists and regional business people, will be held Thursday, April 12, at Western Carolina University in the A.K. Hinds University Center.
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.
Programs in the colleges of Business, Education and Allied Professions, Arts and Sciences, and Health and Human Sciences have received notification of reaccreditation from a variety of agencies that conduct in-depth examinations of the programs’ quality and effectiveness.