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.
The recent Ken Burns documentary series on the Vietnam War has sparked renewed discussion on the conflict, including Western Carolina University’s College of Arts and Sciences hosting a special event to hear local voices.
The documentary film “Rising from Ashes,” the true story of the Rwandan National Cycling Team’s journey to compete in the London Olympic Games after national genocide, will be presented Wednesday, Nov. 4.
The “English on the Ides” discussion series sponsored by WCU’s Department of English and City Lights Bookstore in Sylva will continue Sunday, Oct. 11, with a talk presented by Laura Wright, associate professor and head of the department.
Rebecca Scott, a community planner with regional knowledge and experience, is the new director of the WCU’s Local Government Training Program. She also will serve as assistant director of the university's Public Policy Institute.