Department of Political Science and Public Affairs

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Local students to take part in WCU’s Youth Congress

About 200 students from Western North Carolina will get a chance to voice their opinions on a variety of local, state and federal government issues, while getting an interactive lesson on the legislative process when they convene in a youth assembly Saturday, March 24, in the Asheville Civic Center Banquet Hall.
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WCU energy summit addresses variety of issues

As the cost of fossil fuels primarily from foreign sources continues to escalate, adopting energy conservation strategies and identifying new sustainable sources of energy are no longer just environmental issues, but they also have become economic and national security issues.