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.
Rachel Faulkenberry is a senior in the College of Education and Allied Professions double majoring in psychology and art.
Join Sydney Spivey, Brandon Rice, and Emma Hodes as they soak in their last week as WCU students. From enjoying their, "lasts," to walking across the stage at commencement, get an inside look at what it looks like to graduate from WCU!
Get to know Garison DeJarnette, an emergency medical student at Western Carolina University, as he shares his passion for helping others and pursuing his dream career.
Forest bathing has been shown to decrease blood pressure, be beneficial to a person’s parasympathetic nervous system and protection from infections. It is also known to help combat anxiety, depression and lower stress.
Intercultural Affairs recently collaborated with the Interior Design Club on their lounge redesign.