Garrett Ozar, a 2009 graduate with a degree in entrepreneurship, took managerial skills and confidence gained from the Innovation Leadership and Entrepreneurship Program in the College of Business, to start a success story. He is the co-founder of Eterneva, an Austin, Texas, based company started in 2017 that takes ashes from cremated remains, isolates the carbon and, with heat and pressure, creates diamonds as an everlasting keepsake.
Realizing that it was time to come up with a more effective way to reach additional students, Kim Gorman, director of Western Carolina University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, and her staff decided to meet students where they were – on YouTube.
Production for the game show episode took place in a Culver City, California, studio Aug. 27 and the show was broadcast Nov. 1.
The 30-member group is beginning the task of planning the traditional academic ceremony for WCU Chancellor Kelli R. Brown.
The event is a collaborative project of the Southern Conference membership and is hosted by Wofford College.
The faculty member will board his bike at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, to ride multiple laps between WCU’s Health and Human Sciences Building and the Jackson County Airport.
The university community will have an opportunity to discover more about the university’s international student population, study-abroad opportunities, and global teaching and learning.
The student musicians will perform in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15.
The honor for the series of videos on YouTube came from the Association of University and College Counseling Centers and Directors.