A Western Carolina University political science and public affairs professor recently teamed with the town of Sylva to create a survey for business owners about their opinions on local issues and services.
A group of Western North Carolina high school students will fly to Montana to explore and participate in service-learning projects on two Native American reservations through a new summer enrichment experience offered by Educational Talent Search at Western Carolina University.
“From Making Connections to Making Commitments: Improving Pedagogy, Engaging Students and Building Communities” will be the theme of the third annual Service Learning Symposium at Western Carolina University on Thursday, June 14.
Western Carolina University recently presented six Western North Carolina community agencies with Service Learning Partnership Awards in recognition of exemplary collaboration with university students and faculty working on community service projects that are linked to the academic curriculum.
For more than 20 years, volunteers from Western Carolina University and the surrounding community have come together once a year to clean up one of Jackson County’s natural treasures – the Tuckaseigee River.
Residents of the Mountain Trace Nursing Center took a trip down memory lane Friday, March 16, when students from Western Carolina University’s Recreational Therapy Association organized a “senior prom” as part of a service learning project.
Rather than spending spring break at the beach, a group of Western Carolina University students are heading to Philadelphia to combat hunger and homelessness. The students will volunteer with community service projects from Monday, March 5, to Friday, March 9.