Residents of the Mountain Trace Nursing Center took a trip down memory lane Friday, March 16, when students from Western Carolina University’s Recreational Therapy Association organized a “senior prom” as part of a service learning project.
Student teams from Fairview Elementary and Reynolds High schools in Buncombe County and Andrews Middle School in Cherokee County came out ahead of the pack by winning two first-place awards each during the Schuncke Memorial Odyssey of the Mind Tournament held Saturday, March 3, at Western Carolina University.
Rather than spending spring break at the beach, a group of Western Carolina University students are heading to Philadelphia to combat hunger and homelessness. The students will volunteer with community service projects from Monday, March 5, to Friday, March 9.
Some 360 students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be demonstrating their creativity and teamwork Saturday, March 3, as the Schuncke Memorial Odyssey of the Mind Tournament is held at Western Carolina University.
A Memorandum of Understanding promoting education, patient care and research for the benefit of American Indian nations was signed between Wake Forest University, Western Carolina University and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Nov. 17 at Wake Forest.
The Institute for the Economy and the Future, the regional think tank and economic development arm of Western Carolina University, will team up with a leading technology company to develop a new laboratory to help Western North Carolina businesses and governmental entities prepare for terrorist attacks and natural disasters.
The hands-on experience Hendersonville native Sarah Desforge took from an increasingly popular business consulting class at Western Carolina University helped her land a summer internship in Asheville that, to her, seemed too good to be true: working on a marketing plan for the Biltmore Estate Equestrian Center.
Western Carolina University students will film the last scenes from the Theatre in Education Company's performance of “Young Cherokee” this week, concluding a year-long theatre initiative that has captured attention at national conferences and connected university students with the Cherokee people.