Almost as ubiquitous as hiking boots is a hiking stick, an age-old means to steady a climb, keep one’s balance, push aside brush and ease a descent. Now, add one more function: phone charger, thanks to the ingenuity of Western Carolina University engineering student Kyle Monaghan.
The designated areas are well-lit and under constant video surveillance to assist anyone buying and selling items online that lead to a person-to-person transaction.
After grades from final exams are tallied and academic records finalized, the number of graduates is expected to total more than 1,650.
Natalie Williams will head to Southeast Asia in January 2020 for a 10-month assignment helping classroom teachers.
A formal campus introduction is scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Activities will include outdoor yoga, guided walks with a birder and botanist, lawn games, a nature art station, sidewalk chalk and a fly fishing instruction demonstration.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and director of nursing graduate programs at the university’s Biltmore Park’s instructional site, has been reappointed by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs as a team on-site reviewer for its accreditation program.
The event on Friday, April 26, will include a welcome and remarks by Alison Morrison-Shetlar, WCU’s interim chancellor.
The session will be held Monday, May 20, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 186 in Hunter Library.