After a series of virtual commencement ceremonies due to COVID-19 in 2020, WCU is holding in-person commencement activities the weekend of May 14-16 at Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
Rikki Bryant, seeking a master’s degree in business administration at WCU, is one of 32 students to win a district award for the Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.
Brett Miller became addicted to golf because he was good at baseball. That’s the long and short of it. If he could blast a baseball – a moving target – then surely he could hit a stationery ball
Western Carolina University’s “I Love WCU” campaign for 2021 wrapped up Feb. 28 with more than $500,000 in gifts to the WCU Foundation to support scholarships, endowments and other funds across campus for students and faculty.
The Catamounts Care Ambassadors have been recognized for innovation in programing to stop the spread of COVID-19 within the region and on respective campuses including WCU.
There were nursing students giving shots, church members helping people find their place in line, fraternity brothers directing traffic and other volunteers filling in where needed. Sometimes it takes a village to protect a village, and that certainly was the case when a group of Western Carolina University nursing school students decided to make their senior service learning project a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Buncombe County’s African American community.
WCU is moving forward with plans to resume as close to normal operations this fall, given the current COVID-19 trends and projections.
Amanda Clapp has received the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers, which recognizes outstanding teachers in the North Carolina public primary and secondary schools.
Coming off the local, state and national political season of the fall, WCU once again has been designated a Voter Friendly Campus.