Western Carolina University’s College of Business, along with the Corporation for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and EPIC, a student initiative encouraging student entrepreneurship through Elevating Potential, Imagination and Collaboration, recently held a student pitch party.
Current students and recent graduates of Western Carolina University’s master’s program in accountancy did better on the certified public accountant exam ― a requirement for becoming a CPA ― than the national average, results show.
Western Carolina University’s College of Business has been fully accredited ― again ― by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which is widely regarded as the international benchmark for business school quality.
Western Carolina University is renaming the accountancy program in its College of Business as the Dixon Hughes Goodman Accountancy Program in recognition of gifts and pledges totaling $1 million from several WCU alumni who are partners in one of the top 20 public accounting firms in the U.S.
Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series will host Radley Balko, a journalist with the Washington Post and author of “The Rise of the Warrior Cop,” for a discussion about increased militarization of American police departments on Monday, Nov. 16.
A conference at Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Nov. 10, will focus on the impact that a healthy downtown district can have on attracting tourists and boosting the economy of the 26 westernmost counties of North Carolina.