Greensboro native Preston Ellington’s journey to being a physical therapist started back in high school in a health and human sciences class.
Kayla Patterson is a recent graduate of the Higher Education Student Affairs master’s program. She began her undergraduate studies in pursuit of a medical degree at Cleveland State University on a basketball scholarship before transferring to New York University.
A groundbreaking, non-invasive archaeological dig is underway at the historic Cherokee township of the Watauga mounds in Macon County.
Sam Hubbard, a rising senior in the communication sciences and disorders program, recently went on a two-week trip to Thailand as part of Therapy Abroad.
Students and faculty recently returned from three trips to Japan that gave them the opportunity to experience the culture, education, business and tech ventures of the country as part of several travel courses.
With the warmer, wet weather in Western North Carolina, it is important to be mindful of personal protection from mosquitoes in this region that could carry La Crosse encephalitis.
Olivia Ramos, a Charlotte native who studied entertainment design and technology at WCU, knew she wanted to do something involving the arts, but her small high school did not offer a theater arts program.
In the spring of 2022, Charlie Parrish, director of the School of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sport Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, met with Lee Schmudde, outgoing chair of the Hospitality and Tourism Management board, and AJ Grube, the College of Business dean, to discuss the possibility of a capstone project with the military-affiliated Shades of Green Resort in Orlando.
Lanasia Pleasants was chosen as the 2023 recipient of the National Security Education Program David L. Boren Scholarship and is only the third WCU student to receive the award.