A few years ago, Jerry Miller, professor in the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources, began looking at microplastics and its effects on rivers and streams in Western North Carolina.
The Center for the Study of Free Enterprise, located in the College of Business, has received funding to support undergraduate research efforts, student travel for professional development and guest speakers.
Members of the WCU family will come together to recognize three prominent alumni for their career accomplishments and to honor a longtime proponent of economic development across WNC as part of Homecoming 2023.
Forty years ago, the Catamounts made a miraculous run to the national championship game.
A sense of belonging is what many students envision as part of their college experience; somewhere that gives them purpose, a group to be part of and to share in cultural activities they are most familiar with or are interested in learning more about.
Membership is now complete on the 43-person steering committee that will help guide WCU’s recently announced comprehensive fundraising effort, the “Fill the Western Sky” campaign.
For some students, attending WCU means a little bit more than just pursuing a college degree – an important goal, to be sure. But for several new first-year and transfer students, it also means carrying on a family tradition.
Colleen is a student at WCU as well as a counselor for Cat Camp. Tag along as she shows her experiences at Cat Camp!
For WCU alumni Robert and Suzanne Thomas, the seeds for two successful careers in international business were planted in the late 1960s and early 1970s during their time as students majoring in social science.