With a splash, a couple of whoops and lots of careful adult guidance, the “Watershed Moments” project got underway in Cullowhee Creek on Thursday, April 7.
When Lowell Davis came to Western Carolina University two-and-a-half years ago to become the assistant vice chancellor for student success, he wanted to bring with him his passion for serving foster youth, something he developed at his previous job at the University of Alabama.
A Western Carolina University professor was an author for a recent AARP report on older American Indians that found population shifts, continuing health care issues and traditional strengths within the community.
Two academic departments from Western Carolina University are partnering with the Jackson County Farmers Market to present the first “Science at the Market Day” on Saturday, April 16.
One door will close and another will open on Saturday, May 28, when “MyCat” is replaced by the new “myWCU” portal, offering a much greater variety of information sources and services to the Western Carolina University community.
An increase in local sponsorships, fast-selling raffle tickets, unique auction items and an authentic Broadway-style experience are providing the right ingredients for Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts to have its “best ever” spring fundraiser, said WCU first lady Susan Belcher, chair of the event organizing committee.
Four Western Carolina University students have been chosen to receive Staff Senate Scholarships for academic year 2016-17.
The head of the largest private university in Ghana will be visiting the Western Carolina University campus to present a lecture and speak to classes.
Western Carolina University will host fun competition for the first-ever “Barefoot Games” on campus Saturday, April 23, to raise awareness and funds for Samaritan’s Feet, a global humanitarian aid organization.
Duncan Melville will deliver the keynote address, “Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Mesopotamia,” at Western Carolina University’s eighth annual Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Research Conference on the History of Mathematics on Saturday, April 16.
Western Carolina University has made it to the “final four” round of voting as the university seeks another “Top Adventure College” title through an online readers’ poll conducted by Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine.
A grant-writing workshop for WCU faculty, staff and students will be offered Thursday, April 14, at the university’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum is partnering with the WCU School of Art and Design to host an exhibition of works by first-year students in the Master of Fine Arts Program.
Prospective students will have an opportunity to find out about the wide variety of graduate and professional programs offered by Western Carolina University during an Open House set for Tuesday, April 19, at WCU’s instructional site in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s 14th annual jazz festival will feature an afternoon and evening of music, special guests and celebration from 1 to 10 p.m. on campus Saturday, April 23.
BEP Business Expert Press has just released a new text by Vittal Anantatmula, professor and director of WCU’s Master of Project Management Program, titled “Project Teams: A Structured Development Approach.”
Tom Frazier and University Print Shop and Mail Services are featured extensively in the March edition of the trade journal In-Plant Graphics, in an article titled “The Flatbed Opportunity.”
Herb Bailey, director of gift planning at WCU, taught modules VIII and IX of the Certified Fundraising Executive Review Course for the Western North Carolina Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6.
White Oak Basket Weaving, Appalachian Living Craft Series | Thursday, April 14 | 3 – 5 p.m. | Mountain Heritage Center Gallery at Hunter Library
Earth and Wellness Celebration, April 22 | UC Lawn | This free event combines the national celebration of Earth Day along with health and wellness. It will consist of several booths from our community including vendors, non-profits, and student organizations.