College of Health and Human Sciences

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WCU celebrates first graduates of RIBN program

A statewide initiative to increase the number of nurses with bachelor’s degrees, an effort launched six years ago at WCU, reached a major milestone Thursday, May 8, as leaders from three Western North Carolina community colleges and several mountain area hospitals celebrated the program’s first graduating class.
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UPDATE: IT winding up work on ‘Heartbleed’ bug

The Division of Information Technology at WCU is working to fully assess the impact on campus computing systems of a significant Internet security bug known as “Heartbleed,” which could affect the personal information of Internet users across the United States.
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Social work programs earn reaccreditation

Western Carolina University’s undergraduate and graduate programs in social work have been reaccredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s accrediting arm, the Commission on Accreditation.