School of Nursing

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WCU joins alliance for health profession diversity

Western Carolina University recently joined 19 North Carolina universities, colleges, organizations and health agencies in the creation of a new statewide alliance designed to increase minority representation in the health professions.
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School of Nursing hosting rural health symposium

Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing will host its first annual Rural Health Symposium in Asheville on Friday, March 27, to shed light on factors that impact the health of the citizens of rural Western North Carolina.
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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.