The work Western Carolina University is doing regarding civic engagement continues to garner recognition. The American Association of State Colleges and Universities has named WCU’s Student Democracy Coalition the winner of its Civic Learning and Community Engagement Award.
Although it took nearly a year longer than originally anticipated, the food court in A.K. Hinds University Center is now officially closed following the relocation of WCU's Chick-fil-A operation into Courtyard Dining Hall.
A WCU alumnus who has directed doctoral programs in psychology at several higher education institutions in the Southeast has returned to Cullowhee to oversee the university’s new Doctor of Psychology in Health Services Psychology Program.
Mountain bikers, runners and hikers now have a place to take a break after making strenuous climbs up the Cullowhee Connector and Upper Long Branch and Lower Long Branch trails on WCU’s multi-use trail system.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, published her article “Civil War, Civil Words: An Exploration of Jennifer Higdon’s Song Cycle” in the peer-reviewed Journal of the International Alliance for Women in Music.