College of Business

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Regional development center analyzes Western’s economic impact

What are the economic and social ramifications of a university with 8,400 students, 455 faculty members, and 790 staff members – with more on the way? That's exactly what Western's Center for Regional Development is attempting to determine through a project designed to demonstrate the university's impact on Western North Carolina and beyond.
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Western business students outperform Dow Jones, S&P

Look out, Wall Street! A group of Western Carolina University business students participating in a financial investment competition sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority has outperformed both the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard and Poor's 500 average.