On March 1, WCU named Amber Clawson Albert as the director of the Mountain Heritage Center following the retirement of Pam Meister in December 2022.
This summer, students from the Environmental Health Sciences program will get the opportunity to get hands-on experience in health departments in eight of North Carolina’s westernmost counties.
The outside of Western Carolina University’s Apodaca Science Building will soon feature a new sculpture.
Challenge gifts issued so far include an anonymous donor pledging to match up to a total of $25k to help send the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band to Ireland in 2024 and a $5k dollar-for-dollar match for donations to the Speech and Hearing Clinic.
Ricardo Nazario-Colón, WCU’s inaugural chief diversity officer, has been appointed by the State University of New York’s Board of Trustees as the senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.
Students in Katerina Spasovska’s News Writing II course are getting real-world experience writing stories for the local newspaper, the Sylva Herald.
Kara Jean Spindle is a musical theater major at WCU. Follow along to see what a day in the life of KJ looks like!
The College of Education and Allied Professions is the recipient of a $1.5 million gift from the Goodnight Educational Foundation to create a new endowed professorship in early literacy.
In Costa’s book, “Radical by Nature – The Revolutionary Life of Alfred Russel Wallace,” he dives into scholarly research, journals, notebooks and letters to help bring Wallace’s fascinating history to life.