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Metcalfe invited to give presentation at World Nursing Congress

Sharon Metcalfe, associate professor in WCU’s School of Nursing, was invited to present her work on “Social Determinants and Educational Barriers for Minority and Rural Students for Nursing School Admission” on Aug. 29 at the 17th annual World Nursing Congress in Zurich, Switzerland.  


Latinx Learning Community offered this fall; speaker series begins Sept. 6

With the Latinx population in North Carolina continuing to rise, this fall Western Carolina University introduced a Latinx Learning Community.  


Pride of the Mountains calling for peace in 2018 production 'Now is the Time'

Members of WCU's Pride of the Mountains Marching Band are issuing a plea for peace around the world through their 2018 production, titled “Now is the Time.”  


Cullowhee Canoe Slalom coming to Tuckaseigee River on Sept. 22

The Cullowhee Canoe Slalom, a family friendly paddling competition on a calm section of the Tuckaseigee River, will be held on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 22.  


LiveSafe app equips students, faculty, staff with safety tools at their fingertips

Thanks to an implementation of the LiveSafe app at Western Carolina University, students, faculty and staff members can feel safer while strolling across the Cullowhee campus.  


Employee Appreciation Day set for Sept. 6 at Ramsey Center

The annual Employee Appreciation Day for Western Carolina University faculty and staff members will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in Ramsey Regional Activity Center.  


Facilities management employees honored during ceremony

Staff members from WCU’s Department of Facilities Management were honored recently during the department’s 2017-18 picnic and awards ceremony.  


Wells endows scholarship in honor of university's contribution to her life

Growing up in the Dix Gap community of 1920s Cullowhee, Katherine Brown Wells had a front-porch view of WCU as it evolved from start-up high school to junior college to full-fledged four-year institution.  


Bachelor of science degree in engineering gains prestigious ABET accreditation

Western Carolina University’s bachelor of science degree in engineering has gained accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the accreditor of programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.  

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