Members of Western Carolina University’s offices of Public Relations and Creative Services have been honored for the quality of their work by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Kirk Smith, assistant professor of human resources and leadership at WCU, will deliver a keynote address Thursday, April 11, for the HR Metrics and Indicators Special Forum to be held in Brazil.
Herb Bailey, director of gift planning at Western Carolina University, presented “Improving Your ROI: The 3-Part Ask” at the annual conference recently held in Atlanta for District III of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
A dedication ceremony for Western Carolina University’s new $46 million, state-of-the-art Health and Human Sciences Building will be held Thursday, Feb. 28.
The 2012 edition of Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band has been selected as one of 10 to be highlighted at the College Band Directors National Association’s National Convention in March.
Nominations will be accepted through noon, Thursday, March 7, for the Judy H. Dowell Outstanding Support Staff Award, the Paul A. Reid Distinguished Service Awards for Faculty and Administrative Staff, the Bright Idea Staff Award and the Star Staff Award. Each comes with a $1,000 cash award.
Although snowy weather Tuesday, Feb. 19, led WCU to cancel 8 a.m. classes in Cullowhee and coincided with an interruption to WCU’s video feed, Zach Phillips and Adam Huggins with the Division of Information Technology still found a way that morning to successfully connect 16 people across four continents involved with the International Fluency Association.
A group of Western Carolina University student teachers are raising money to enable them to travel to Finland, which consistently has one of the highest literacy rates in the world, to complete internships and learn more about teaching practices.
The theme of Western Carolina University’s 12th annual Gender Research Conference to be held Wednesday, March 6, is “Women and Ethnicity.”
It’s official! Western Carolina University’s new trail system is open and ready for bikers, hikers and runners. About 100 people turned out Saturday, Feb. 23, for an outdoor campus celebration to mark the trail’s formal opening.
Western Carolina University’s Department of Intercultural Affairs will host a benefit production of “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 1-2, in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom.
More than 160 examples of recent works are on display at Hunter Library for the 2013 Faculty Scholarship Celebration, which honors both the scholarly and creative achievements of WCU faculty members.
The Mountain Winds community band will perform a concern at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University.
Runners still have time to sign up for Western Carolina University’s Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5-K at special early registration rates, but fees will go up Friday, March 1.
“Having a class conduct the system analysis saves easily a month of time that I can devote to our mission work,” said Thomas Witherspoon, executive director of Ears to Our World.
As Western Carolina University anticipates the live, radio-style production tonight (Tuesday, Feb. 26) of “Tarzan,”the latest in an academic-based entertainment series, participants and enthusiasts celebrate news that WCU’s 2012 show, “Dracula” won a national award.
An event scheduled for the afternoons of Tuesday, March 5, and Wednesday, March 6, on the Western Carolina University campus is aimed at helping graduate students become more prepared to move into careers in the global economy.
Angela Laird Brenton, provost, and Carol Burton, associate provost for undergraduate studies, facilitated a breakfast meeting for women provosts at the recent Winter Meeting of AASCU, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, in Point Clear, Ala.
A dedication ceremony for Western Carolina University’s new $46 million, state-of-the-art Health and Human Sciences Building will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, and organizers are asking those who plan to attend to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, Feb. 21.
The 2012 edition of Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band has been selected as one of 10 university marching bands to be featured at the College Band Directors National Association’s National Convention in March in Greensboro.