Western Carolina University will recognize two Jackson County agencies and two individuals for their effective collaborations with university students and faculty on community service projects that are linked to the curriculum.
More than 600 of the region’s top high school and junior high school mathematics students will compete when Western Carolina University host its 38th annual High School Mathematics Contest on Thursday, April 3.
Ashley Trantham, director of the North Carolina Nurses Association program Hallmarks of Healthy Workplaces, will lead two upcoming presentations about the program, which focuses on improving working conditions for the state’s registered nurses.
Western Carolina University will host a literary panel discussion on Monday, Feb. 25, examining Willa Cather’s classic novel, “My Antonia,” and the works of other writers in cooperation with “Together We Read,” Western North Carolina’s regionwide reading and discussion program, and “The Big Read,” a reading revitalization program of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Students from 16 Western North Carolina counties will come together at Western Carolina University on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 13 and 14, to showcase science projects and compete for the opportunity to exhibit at the North Carolina State Science Fair in Raleigh.
The hardest part about returning to high school after undergoing chemotherapy treatments for Stephanie Harwood, now a freshman at Western Carolina University, was losing her hair and everyone seeing her so weak – a cross-country runner using a wheelchair and neck brace.
A Western Carolina University faculty member was honored Tuesday (Dec. 4) for assistance he has provided to Western North Carolina municipal leaders as they deliberated the long-term management of their towns’ watersheds.