WCU Board of Trustees approved issuance of $80 million in special obligation bonds to fund the cost of construction to replace Scott and Walker residence halls.
A new scholarship has been established to honor long-time College of Business professor Grace Allen, who passed away Aug. 19 after a brief battle with cancer.
As a teenager, Wingyan Chung had already developed an affinity for computers, using them to build digital spreadsheets and documents. Chung’s early love for computers continued during his college years amidst the rapid growth of the internet, later leading to a higher education career in management information systems.
Ann Summers is the newest member of the Western Carolina University Foundation Board of Directors following her appointment by the WCU Board of Trustees.
To adhere to pandemic protocols and still achieve local litter removal goals, organizers of the Tuck River Cleanup have decided to sponsor individual-based efforts on the Tuckaseigee River.
To encourage proper etiquette during a pandemic, a student-led program is using positive reinforcement to remind fellow students of strategies to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
For the ninth time out of the past 10 years – and this fall by a small margin – Western Carolina University has experienced an increase in total enrollment, with a new record of 12,243 students enrolled for the 2020 fall semester.
Autumn leaves and the natural beauty of fall colors across Western North Carolina are a seasonal sensation that draw thousands of visitors and locals alike - and prompts an annual prognostication by biology professor Beverly Collins.
Now the rest of the country knows what WCU employees have known all along – the university is a great place to work.