A new agreement makes it easier for students in Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College's new entrepreneurship program to transfer to Western Carolina University and earn a four-year business degree.
Students entering Haywood Community College's new entrepreneurship degree program this fall will be able to transfer seamlessly to Western Carolina University and complete a bachelor's degree in entrepreneurship two years later under an articulation agreement recently signed by leaders of the two institutions.
Nine student teams participating in Western Carolina University’s WISE Challenge have progressed to the final round of the competition and are busy re-imagining everyday products, developing services and inventing technologies in the name of entrepreneurship.
A former executive at one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies is now using his expertise to help Western Carolina University energize new ideas for business ventures in Western North Carolina.
A Web site for a Western Carolina University organization developed by student Kyle Perkins, a junior from Raleigh majoring in entrepreneurship, won a 2007 Web site design award in a regional Association of College Unions International graphics competition.