For some students, attending WCU means a little bit more than just pursuing a college degree – an important goal, to be sure. But for several new first-year and transfer students, it also means carrying on a family tradition.
Colleen is a student at WCU as well as a counselor for Cat Camp. Tag along as she shows her experiences at Cat Camp!
Students Elliott Kerns and Marcus Ibarra recently had the opportunity of a lifetime to study overseas as recipients of the David L. Boren Scholarship.
When Estefany Gordillo-Rivas was deciding where she wanted to go to college, she knew she wanted to go somewhere that would give her a more personal experience with smaller class sizes.
Join us for an exhilarating day in the life of Nicole Kanupp, a dedicated member of the Pride of the Mountains marching band at Western Carolina University!
Mia Loia, a graduate student in the Master of Fine Art program, just completed a mural on the side of Kountry Kupboard health food store in Sylva.
Born and raised in Western North Carolina, Jessica Gasperson-Shuford, a summer 2023 graduate of Western Carolina University’s Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program, knew she wanted to go into the health care field since she was in her teens.
WCU’s distance learning programs have been ranked among the best in North Carolina, making the top 10 on the Forbes list of best online colleges in the Old North State.
Ruby Dixon, a third-year student in WCU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, considers the entire state of North Carolina her home, having lived in different parts of the state throughout her life.