Erin West knows the value of a scholarship can go well beyond its dollar sign. A senior in the College of Business, West has received slightly more than $17,000 in WCU scholarships since her sophomore year.
Western Carolina University will officially launch the public phase of its comprehensive “Lead the Way” fundraising campaign with a kickoff event Thursday, March 1, beginning at 5 p.m. at A.K. Hinds University Center.
Students seeking degrees in the emergency medical care field at Western Carolina University will now have some help paying the cost of their educations, thanks to a pledge of $1.035 million from a Durham husband and wife establishing an endowed scholarship fund in honor of their late daughter.
Western Carolina University faculty member Edward Morse gave a special birthday gift to his wife Patricia Morse recently by establishing a scholarship in her name at the university. The Dr. Patricia Murray Morse Endowed Fellowship will provide scholarships to students seeking a master’s degree in social work at WCU.
Greensboro couple Rebecca Heafner Schlosser and Michael Schlosser are honoring the memory of their late son, David, by establishing an endowed scholarship fund in his name at Western Carolina University.
WCU’s newly restructured online master’s degree in gifted education will be offered this spring as a cross-disciplinary, 30-hour program with a one-week field experience and will focus on helping educators promote students’ creativity and innovation.