Why don’t students take advantage of study abroad?

In the United States, less than two percent of college students study abroad. This number scales with Western Carolina University where, according to International Programs and Services, out of over 8,000 students, only about 200 decide to study abroad. With the benefits and experience that this program can offer, why are students not taking advantage of […]

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 […]

Culture flourishes abound at International Festival

The parade of flags ended at the fountain. Photo by Bayleigh Davis. The midday air was hot but didn’t stop hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members from enjoying a day of cultural exploration. Western Carolina University hosted the 34th Annual International Festival (I-Fest) on April 11. Different events were scattered throughout the day […]