Travel, study, grow: All you need to know about studying abroad

The world is at your fingertips! For WCU students, a trip abroad could range from a couple of weeks to a full year with the ability to chose from over 60 countries including Japan, Germany and the U.K. The Study Abroad Fair showcased these opportunities for students from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, […]

Dear WCU – share your story with the world

“If you had one story to share with the world, what would you say?” This is the question that launches each Dear World event, an interactive experience that explores stories of struggle, of hope and of brighter days. The team of Dear World will start Dear WCU’s open shoot at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. […]

WCU rededicates Brown Hall as newest campus dining facility

by WCU Office of Communication and Public Relations With a steady stream of hungry students filing by in search of dinner, members of one of Western Carolina University’s founding families gathered Thursday, Sept. 14, to take part in the official rededication of a renovated campus building originally named for one of their kinfolk. Relatives of […]

WCU prepares for Irma, Provost says it’s business as usual

Over the past few days, Hurricane Irma ripped through the Caribbean, killing at least 18 people and leaving devastation in it’s wake. Now, as the hurricane heads towards South Florida, thousands of people are attempting to escape the storm. Yesterday, Irma was downgraded to a category 4 hurricane, but could still do serious damage to […]

The Great Cullowhee Solar Eclipse

Even when the moon blotted out the sun, the WCU community brought more than enough energy to make up for it. Students, faculty and community members gathered in masses to watch this once in a lifetime opportunity. On Monday, Aug. 21, the WCU campus witnessed a total solar eclipse, which won’t happen in western North […]

WCU to greet record freshman class

This story was written by Quintin Ellison, originally published in The Sylva Herald. You might want to go ahead and pump some fuel into the car and get your big-box store and grocery shopping done. Along with an expected flood of eclipse visitors into the area, about 2,000 Western Carolina University freshmen move into residential halls Friday, […]