College of Health and Human Sciences

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Chancellor identifies areas of emphasis during Opening Assembly

WCU Chancellor David O. Belcher has identified four areas of emphasis for the 2015-16 academic year that are central to the institution’s future success: increasing diversity on campus, preparing for a comprehensive fundraising campaign to boost scholarship dollars, enhancing the total student experience, and supporting faculty and staff.
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Menickelli nets grant, book contract

Justin Menickelli, associate professor of health and physical education, received a mini-grant of $500 from the Professional Disc Golf Association to publish his “The Definitive Guide to Disc Golf.”
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Hudson, Zimmerman join HHS administrative team

WCU’s College of Health and Human Sciences welcomed two new leaders to its administrative team July 1 as Dave Hudson began his duties as associate dean and Ericka Zimmerman assumed the role of director of the School of Health Sciences.
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Diabetes summit to be held on campus July 13-17

Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing is partnering with Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital in presenting the WCU Diabetes Education Summit beginning Monday, July 13, and continuing through Friday, July 17.