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.
The College of Business at Western Carolina University paused to thank three major donors to its new center for professional selling and marketing, unveiling rooms named in honor of the contributors during an open house Saturday, Oct. 9.
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.
A collaborative effort involving Western Carolina University faculty, staff and students, along with Jackson County health officials, has resulted in a comprehensive examination of the state of health care in Jackson County.
A three-person team from Western Carolina University captured second place and $5,000 in scholarship money in the annual American Express Planning Invitational, a competition in which students pit their financial planning abilities against students from other universities across the nation.
Less than a year after its inception, the master’s degree program in entrepreneurship at Western Carolina University claimed second place in a recent national competition among business schools from across the United States.