Students from Western Carolina University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders recently helped increase awareness of the unique Boomerang Brain Gym at the Haywood County Senior Resource Center in Waynesville.
The departments of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro have partnered to create an inter-institutional program that will extend doctoral-level training to qualified individuals in Western North Carolina.
A panel of WCU faculty members, including an environmental health professor who has studied the spread and control of infectious agents such as Ebola for more than two decades, will take part in a discussion about the virus on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Students and faculty from WCU’s athletic training program completed their annual 175-mile fundraising relay, the Mountain Jug Run for Research, in record time over the weekend while dealing with rainy conditions.
Western Carolina University’s social work program is the recipient of a federal grant of more than $1.1 million to expand the number of social workers qualified to practice in the areas of substance abuse prevention and behavioral health in Cherokee and other underserved areas of Western North Carolina.