Archives for February 22, 2017

Speaker to discuss digital and social media communication in healthcare

Heath Nettles, the director of digital and social media in the Marketing and Communications Division of Mission Health System, will be guest speaking at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 in the University Center’s Catamount Room. Nettles will talk about his experience with digital communication and content marketing for healthcare. The event will also will also give current […]

Whee Wagon program continues steady growth

An on-campus organization is continuing to take great strides to provide children in hospitals with a unique gift. Whee Wagon, a program started in 2015 through the WCU School of Nursing, is dedicated to supplying sick children wagons equipped with IV poles. The program has grown steadily since its inauguration and continues to donate to facilities […]

Area nonprofits look to provide oasis for ‘food desert’ inhabitants

Mountain organizations are raising awareness for an issue that plagues nearly every North Carolina community, yet often goes ignored. An open discussion in Asheville, entitled “WNC Food Deserts & Food Policy,” centered around the concept of “food deserts,” and how a growing tally of Tarheel families, particularly rural ones, are finding themselves isolated from a […]