Brett Riggs was recently recognized by the U.S. Forest Service with the Exceptional Partner Award at the Trail of Tears Association’s national meeting, where he also gave the keynote address.
It was 23 years after the founding in 1889 of what is now WCU that campus leaders purchased a set of Shetland ponies to haul supplies from Sylva to Cullowhee so faculty and staff could better serve a growing student population.
In a Design for Health Initiative, students and professors from five academic disciplines are exploring how the built environment affects quality of life for older adults living in poverty in Jackson County, and ways it can be improved.
It was not the usual academic partnership when physical therapy professor Doug Keskula and speech-language pathology associate professor Leigh Odom traveled from WCU to Canada this summer for a dissection workshop.
When Chancellor Kelli R. Brown walked onto the Performance Hall stage of Bardo Arts Center last Wednesday, she peered into a packed auditorium of faculty and staff eager to hear expectations for the 2022-23 academic year.
WCU has promoted Deidre Hopkins to serve as its Title IX Coordinator and Equity Officer.
The WCU Senior Leadership Fellows Program will wrap up its pilot year this fall and begin seeking nominations for a new cohort to begin in January 2023.
Jennifer Hinton, professor and program director of the recreational therapy program, was recently named president-elect of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.
A $5,000 grant will help boost an educator preparation exchange program between WCU and North Carolina A and T State University.