Students inspired to study in Africa through campus theme

Traveling to Africa is an experience that many students have thought about and considered, but weren’t sure it would be worth the trip. Africa! More than a continent is a campus theme that allows WCU students, faculty and campus organizations to use Africa to explore broad questions in health care, arts, culture and more. The […]

‘Home away from home’ in Japan

Jessica Nash, a third year student at Western Carolina University, has always been interested in Japanese culture since she discovered what anime was. “That was the door that introduced me to so many amazing and culturally pique things about Japan,” said Nash. To further explore the language, entertainment, anime, the way people live there and the […]

Come and find out how you can study and see the world

The 9th annual Study Abroad Fair will be in the UC Grand Room on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with about 30 tables of information from various organizations on how to study abroad. The tables are hosted by representatives from universities and institutions from 12 countries and some third party organizers […]

Sounds and dances from around the world at WCU

The A.K. Hinds University Center at Western Carolina University was filled with an array of color as students from around the world waved their flags, displayed their culture and embraced the diversity that exists on this campus. The event which is organized by international students and the Office of International Programs and Services, kicked off with a […]

WCU provides opportunities to study abroad

‘Come and see what the world offers’ was the description of the eighth annual Study Abroad Fair and many students came to see it on Sept. 16. Around 300 people came to the event. Information about studying abroad was given out, and students could also get to know some of the international students on campus. Excitement […]

Study sports management in the UK; Application deadline is this week

Ever wonder what behind the scenes of a sporting event is like? Western Carolina University is offering students a chance to learn sports marketing and meet professionals who manage events like cricket, rugby and football (soccer) in the United Kingdom. It is not too late to sign up; all students regardless of major can enroll […]