The recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters at WCU in 2012, she died Oct. 3 at her home in Kingsport, Tennessee.
A mission to locate remains of a missing American airman from World War II in Germany was a homecoming, of a sort, for a Western Carolina University student. Anna Maier, a senior majoring in forensic anthropology, is a native of Germany and was part of a research team made up of WCU forensic anthropology faculty and students who, through a U.S. Department of Defense grant, spent three weeks this summer participating in a forensic archaeological search and excavation.
The free instruction will provide understanding of mental illness in day-to-day life.
Veteran instructor Mike Creason, who has been teaching swim lessons for more than 40 years, will serve as instructor.
The event gives visitors a chance to tour the campus, learn about the university’s wide array of award-winning academic programs, and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.
In seeking a university to attend, Brittney Windham hoped to find a school that had a Black Student Union she could join. During the spring semester of her freshman year, Windham joined Western Carolina University’s Black Student Union. Shortly thereafter, she entered the Miss Black Student Union pageant – and won.
The new Catamount Blue Ridge Program builds upon the existing North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement that governs the transfer of credits from community colleges to University of North Carolina institutions.
The goal of the event was for faculty and staff to be informed about salary terminology, the budget process and the history of budget decisions that have shaped the current salary landscape.
Chancellor Kelli R. Brown spoke about the positive impact of financial assistance on the lives of students.