Six students from Western Carolina University were among 15 students from across the nation selected to present case studies during the 2009 Southeastern Athletic Training Student Symposium recently held in Atlanta.
A physical limitation doesn’t have to mean life without competitive and recreational sports, majors in Western Carolina University’s recreational therapy program learned during a workshop in March. A group of about 30 recreational therapy students spent a day on campus learning about adapted sports, which allow individuals with disabilities to participate in traditional sports through modified equipment.
Amanda Hayes, a first-year student in Western Carolina University’s physical therapy program, is among eight recipients nationwide of a $1,000 scholarship from the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.
Keith Wells, an assistant professor of health sciences in Western Carolina University’s emergency medical care program, recently won the 2008 Founders Award from the Appalachian Center for Wilderness Medicine.
A Western Carolina University pennant will hang in a classroom at rival institution Appalachian State University for the rest of the semester because WCU nutrition students won a food drive competition with ASU. Of
A team of students from the master’s degree program in nurse anesthesia at Western Carolina University recently took first place in the 2008 North Carolina State Anesthesia College Bowl, beating teams from five other N.C. schools for the title.
David A. Shapiro, professor of communication sciences and disorders at Western Carolina University and one of the nation’s top speech-language pathologists, is the first faculty member to hold the university’s newly created title of Madison Professor.