WCU leaders took a brief break from their typical opening-of-the-semester chores Sept. 6 to pay tribute to the more than 550 faculty, staff and student philanthropists who have made financial gifts to the university over the past year.
Rob Young, professor of geology and director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, supports Catamount student-athletes and fine arts programming through his philanthropy.
WCU will host the 13th annual Rooted in the Mountains Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 28, and Friday, Sept. 29, in the Bardo Arts Center.
WCU continues to gain momentum in its enrollment this fall by welcoming the third largest class in its history.
Lisa Briggs, WCU’s Emergency and Disaster Management program director and facilitator of the HRD K-9 training programs, was recently interviewed by CNN regarding the Maui fires.
There are eight new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on the 3rd level of Western Carolina University’s parking deck.
David LaMotte, a noted author, singer, speaker and peace activist, will be at WCU Thursday, Sept. 14, for a workshop and a concert, both part of the Diane Withrow Coyle Peace and Justice Fund.
TJ Eaves, a 2012 graduate of WCU, will return to Cullowhee to speak during the fall 2023 Chancellor’s List event.
WCU’s distance learning programs have been ranked among the best in North Carolina, making the top 10 on the Forbes list of best online colleges in the Old North State.