Go with the float

Catamount spreads school spirit the country way through hot fashion, good food and lots of laughs. On Thursday, October 20, the highly anticipated Homecoming events of 2011 finally kicked off at Western Carolina University. A float-building event was held on the U.C. Lawn from 5-8.30p.m. Students filled the lawn, carrying giant pieces of cardboard and […]

Study Abroad fair trade for WCU students

WCU typically sends between 15 to 20 students to study abroad every semester. From the The staff of the International programs and services office describe the opportunity as a life-changing experience that the students will remember forever. John Schweikart is the International advisor at WCU. His job is to encourage Western’s students to spend some […]

The highs and lows of being WCU’s International Student Advisor

Western Carolina University’s International Student Advisor, Chris Pedo, has just started his third year in this position on the Cullowhee campus. He is there to help students who are studying at Western and who come from other places all around the world, both before they arrive and during their stay in North Carolina. This semester, […]

American adventure

Western’s international exchange partnership program has  welcomed over 50 new students from all over the world for 2011/2012 school year. Glamorgan University sophomore, David Rose is one of these international students who is already experiencing a very different style of education from what he is used to.  Only a month after arriving in WCU Rose has […]