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.
Western Carolina University’s efforts to ensure that students are fully engaged in the process of learning, both in and out of the classroom, earned high marks on a national survey measuring the quality of undergraduate education based upon student involvement with their studies, professors and campus communities.
Western Carolina University’s International Programs and Services Office has developed a Japanese Outreach Program, designed to increase the community’s awareness and knowledge of Japanese culture, history and language.
Students from 16 Western North Carolina high schools will gather at Western Carolina University to learn about the teaching profession as WCU’s Office for Rural Education hosts the annual Teachers of Tomorrow Day on Tuesday, Oct. 16.