Emily McCurry can make anyone feel right at home ― maybe because she most certainly is. Home for her is Waynesville, where she was born and raised. She is a community leader, with a long list of local service and civic organizations, and a successful businesswoman, with an office on Main Street.
U.S. News and World Report included Western Carolina University in several categories of its recently released 2021 Best Graduate School rankings.
As COVID-19 protocols began taking effect in the Asheville area, registered nurses in a primary care residency and fellows program at Western Carolina University made a quick shift to assist an at-risk population while still continuing their training.
Mary O’Connor, business coach and founder of Epic Mind Consulting, will serve as the instructor.
Just a year after Western Carolina University’s spring enrollment surpassed 11,000 for the first time in the institution’s history, the tally for the current spring semester has hit another seasonal record, with a total of 11,434 students.
The Collegiate Hunger Challenge takes place through April 25, with points earned based on activities centered around collecting and donating food for neighbors in need or hunger awareness.
Jack Smith, a nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as workshop instructor.
Todd Creasy, director of the master’s degree program in business administration and associate professor of management and project management at WCU, will serve as instructor.
WCU's second annual Graduate Education Week is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 28, through Friday, Nov. 1.