In her Wednesday, Aug. 15, Opening Assembly address centered on the theme “Choose Great,” Interim Chancellor Alison Morrison-Shetlar called the 2018-19 academic year “…the end of an era at WCU, but the beginning of a legacy.”
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Charlie and Mary Jo Boswell! They graduated in 1966 and 1964 with a degree in Chemistry and Elementary Education respectively. Mary Jo also completed her Master's in Special Education in 1966.
Josh O’Conner, director of Buncombe County Recreation Services, and Christy Swift, CFO of the National Technical Honor Society, were honored for completing the year-long Certified Nonprofit Professional Program offered through WCU.
A compilation of grants awarded at WCU during July has been announced by the university's Office of Research Administration.
Although it took nearly a year longer than originally anticipated, the food court in A.K. Hinds University Center is now officially closed following the relocation of WCU's Chick-fil-A operation into Courtyard Dining Hall.
A WCU alumnus who has directed doctoral programs in psychology at several higher education institutions in the Southeast has returned to Cullowhee to oversee the university’s new Doctor of Psychology in Health Services Psychology Program.
Western Carolina University’s School of Art and Design and the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will host an evening with Mark Mothersbaugh at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25.
Some changes in traffic patterns and parking to improve safety and accommodate growth on campus will greet the new semester at Western Carolina University.
Frequent thunderstorms have been cooling summer temperatures a little at WCU, but the campus soon will be heating up anyway as faculty and staff welcome what is expected to be another record-size student body for the start of fall semester.