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Students team with Center for Service Learning for activities expo

Western Carolina University students participated in a two-hour activities expo with 20 youth and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities on Thursday, Nov. 12, as part of ongoing community involvement by the WCU Center for Service Learning.

WCU awards first Charles Stancil Stephens-Kudzu Players Scholarship

A new scholarship endowment at Western Carolina University will provide financial support to students who major in a School of Stage and Screen academic program, while honoring the legacy of an actor and the local community theater group he helped establish.

Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries festival begins with College Night

Purple Thunder, the winter drum line of Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band, will kick off the 32nd annual Dillsboro Lights and Luminaries during the festival’s College Night on Friday, Dec. 4.

Noteworthy News

  • Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library and Center for Service Learning, along with participants from the university’s 2014-15 Leadership Academy program, are partnering with the Jackson County School of Alternatives to develop a functional and sustainable library at the school. (more…) #
  • Western Carolina Univer­sity recently hosted the North Carolina Council of Graduate Schools annual conference in Asheville, with the theme “‘The World Was All Before Them:’ Innovation, Relevance and Inspiration for Graduate Education.” (more…) #
  • Cory Causby, Western Carolina University’s associate vice chancellor for human resources, will speak about a variety of human resources topics during a forum sponsored by WCU’s Staff Senate. (more…) #
  • Western Carolina University’s Student Social Work Association is partnering with Cullowhee United Methodist Church to host a free Thanksgiving dinner for members of the community. (more…) #
  • Current and former faculty members and students from WCU’s Department of English are invited to a reception honoring alumnus Jimmy Guignard as he reads from his first book at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva. (more…) #
  • The annual Handmade Holiday Sale will be held in the Star Atrium adjacent to the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20. (more…) #
  • Western Carolina University and Warren Wilson College will join forces for a concert of traditional and contemporary Indonesian music Sunday, Nov. 22. (more…) #
  • As the holiday season approaches, the recently opened gift shop at the Fine Art Museum on the Western Carolina University campus offers a nearby but off the beaten path shopping opportunity. (more…) #
  • The Western Carolina University Jazz Ensemble will present a special fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, on campus in the recital hall of the Coulter Building. The performance is free and open to the public. (more…) #


November 18 – December 1, 2015

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