The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded Sara Snyder Hopkins, assistant professor and director of the Cherokee Language Program, a grant of $64,905 for her ongoing translation project, Eastern Cherokee Histories in Translation.
John Hildreth, the Kimmel Distinguished Professor of Construction Management in the College of Engineering and Technology, was named a recipient of the 2023 GroundBreaker Award.
WCU’s Public Policy Institute will be known as the Phil and Connie Haire Institute for Public Policy.
Western Carolina University Chancellor Kelli Brown provided numerous stories to inspire and motivate at this year's Opening Assembly for faculty and staff.
WCU’s Division of Advancement has issued a call for applications from faculty and staff interested in obtaining funding for projects through the third annual 1889 Impact Grants Program.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a decade of work and life experience, Kentucky native Mo Kessler wanted to find a master’s program that checked all the boxes when it came to culture, experiencing the mountains of Western North Carolina and of course the master’s program itself.
The changing of the fiscal year on July 1 also meant a changing of the guard for the WCU's Foundation Board of Directors, which recently welcomed six new members and selected membership of its executive committee.
Throughout the month of August, WCU is once again teaming up with a nationally recognized estate-planning service to help members of the university community who have put off making or updating a document to ensure that their final wishes are fulfilled.
WCU’s Highlands Biological Station will be hosting a book signing event to benefit the Highlands Botanical Gardens on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 2-6 p.m. at the Highlands Community Building.