Recommendations in a 100-page business plan created by Western Carolina University seniors are helping guide development of a self-sustaining primary care health clinic in the university’s Health and Human Sciences Building.
Western Carolina University will receive $420,000 in federal funding over three years to develop a center that synergizes and expands efforts at WCU to help innovators and companies transform their ideas into marketable products.
Students enrolled in entrepreneurship and civil engineering technology programs at Southwestern Community College will be able to transfer seamlessly to complete related bachelor’s degree programs at Western Carolina University in just two years of study under a pair of articulation agreements recently signed by leaders of the two institutions.
Western Carolina University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center and its Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation together will offer a seminar titled “Search Engine Marketing” from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Pack Memorial Library in Asheville.
Louis E. Buck, director of Western Carolina University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, has announced the appointment of business executives David Woodcock and Michael Bradshaw to leadership positions on the center’s advisory board.
It took Western Carolina University students Drew Tolliver of Atlanta, Ben Plowman of Waynesville, and Josh Kirkland of Hendersonville just 10 days and dozens of discarded plastic bottles to design and build a product that is original, innovative, creative, useable – and award winning.
Twenty-five Western Carolina University student teams are among a total of 578 Western North Carolina college students participating in Juicy Ideas, a collegiate competition that challenges students to combine entrepreneurship with environmental responsibility.