Due to a record number of COVID-19 cases, strain on critical health care resources related to COVID-19 hospitalizations, and a projected peak in cases in Western North Carolina within the next two to three weeks, Western Carolina University officials have adjusted spring operations.
Charlene Leontine Francis McCormack married young, worked hard, loved her family and her church, and ultimately laid the groundwork for the success of her three children, especially her oldest, Western Carolina University Chancellor Kelli R. Brown.
Sarah Carpenter is a firm believer in paying it forward, which is why she and her husband make it point to always give back to their community. So, when Carpenter recently learned she was the recipient of the Fullerton Medical Scholarship Award, the Western Carolina University nurse practitioner graduate student said it was a result of her commitment to giving.
Western Carolina University’s COVID-19 dashboard will resume its weekday updates.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics routinely publishes data showing that an individual’s earning power is increased with additional education – not to mention the possibility of more stable employment. As we enter 2021, professionals in and around the Asheville area will be finding ways to further skills and talents, update their credentials, and stand out among peers in a competitive job market through continued learning and graduate programs.
Students in Western Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology are conducting studies that could help people make more informed decisions on which face masks are most effective.
The UNC System is expanding COVID-19 vaccine storage capacity at all 15 research institutions. The new freezers provide safe storage of nearly 2 million 2-ml vials of COVID-19 vaccine.
WCU's 2020 Holiday Card, from the "streets" of Cullowhee, sending warmest wishes from Catamount County.
The longstanding support by Western Carolina University in fighting local hunger isn’t taking a holiday break, even at the height of the pandemic.