The funds from this grant will be used by WCU, Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, UNC-Greensboro and UNC-Wilmington to support students in pursuit of STEM degrees at these institutions.
Recognized were three alumni for professional accomplishments, the contributions of a husband-and-wife team for their public service and the man who oversaw WCU’s alumni activities for nearly 20 years.
Students were given the opportunity to network with students from other Southern Conference schools and expand their knowledge of other academic areas at the SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum.
The Board of Trustees of Western Carolina University will hold its quarterly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in the board room of H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
The Center for Career and Professional Development is nearing completion of a survey of recent graduates and young alumni to determine where they landed after receiving their degrees.
The more than 350 faculty and staff members who have made a philanthropic gift to the university in the last 12 months were recognized as members of the Shetland Society.
The Catamount Club launched an effort earlier this year to improve engagement between WCU athletics and its fan base by using student workers to formalize and boost its social media and online presence.
Seventy-nine students are working toward their degrees this semester after receiving financial assistance in the form of first-year access scholarships made possible by donors to the Fund for WCU.
The Office of Intercultural Affairs held a trio of activities during the 2021-2022 academic year designed to support an array of students, including first-year, transfer and traditionally underrepresented students.