Month: March 2021


Communication professor Scott Eldredge wins community engagement award

Dr. Scott Eldredge, associate professor of communication at Western Carolina University, was recently granted the 2019-2020 Faculty Excellence in Community Engagement award by WCU’s Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL). “Western Carolina University’s commitment to the community is only as strong and committed as our faculty’s efforts,” said […]


HOMEBASE is providing for students despite COVID-19 challenges

One local organization is working to provide for all WCU students who may find themselves without food, clothes, or the necessary support needed to graduate.  HOMEBASE, an outreach of Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina, has been located in the small white building next to Cullowhee Baptist Church on campus […]


A leadership discussion with Stephen Schussler

On Tuesday, February 23rd, at 3 p.m., the Center for Career and Professional Development, along with the College of Business, held a discussion with renowned entrepreneur and creator of Rainforest Café, Steven Schussler. During the hour-long discussion, Schussler spoke of his personal journey, laughter, making friends, budgeting, and change while […]