Environmental Health at WCU

Environmental Health Alumni

What do graduates say about our program?

"The excellent education I received in the Environmental Health program at WCU enables me to address matters of water quality, air quality, solid waste, and safety issues in an effective, results-oriented, and responsible manner."

Don Arrington

Environmental Project Manager
Jackson Paper Co., Inc., Sylva, NC

"The Environmental Health program at WCU offered me the opportunity to gain the education and skills which have led to a rewarding career. The variety of courses offered allowed me to develop a broad base of knowledge from which to manage employee safety and environmental and public health issues for the largest water/waste water utility in the state."

Patti Lamb
Safety Coordinator
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities, Charlotte, NC

"Obtaining my degree from the Environmental Health program at WCU was the best thing I could have done to prepare myself for a career with the U.S. Public Health Service. I have felt extremely well prepared for every one of my assignments with our agency."

Lt. Alan Parham
Commissioned Officer
Environmental Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

"In the Environmental Health program, I was challenged to study issues and problems in both the public and private sector. As Compliance Manager for an environmental contractor, I rely daily on my varied experiences from the Environmental Health program for quick and sound solutions to many problems."

Jodie Cooke James
Compliance Manager
NEO Corporation, Waynesville, NC


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