Archive for April 20th, 2016

Earth and Wellness Celebration coming up Friday

A preview of Western Carolina University’s new Electron Garden on the Green and presentations focusing on environmental advocacy and the Cherokees’ relationship with rivers top the agenda for WCU’s Earth and Wellness Celebration.

New lot designations expected to ease parking challenges

Fred Bauknecht says he wants parking on Western Carolina University’s campus to make more sense. The parking and transportation director at WCU, appointed to the new position in November, wanted to make meaningful changes to make finding a parking space on campus easier for everyone – and to make the campus more pedestrian-friendly.

Open forum about timely campus issues to take place April 25

Western Carolina University will host a forum open for members of the campus community – students, staff and faculty – who want to learn about and discuss items of current interest at 3 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.

WCU advances to final round of voting for ‘Top Adventure College’ title

Western Carolina University is looking to make it three in a row as the final round of voting takes place to determine the premiere outdoor adventure college in the region.

Controlled Chaos Film Festival, featuring the best of student productions, returns to WCU

Films created by Western Carolina University students will be screened at the eighth annual Controlled Chaos Film Festival in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29.

‘Kings, Queens’ film to close out spring’s ACE series at WCU

The final presentation of the 2015-16 Arts and Cultural Events series at Western Carolina University will be the Southern Circuit series film “Kings, Queens & In-Betweens,” a documentary about gender identity, on the lawn of the A.K. Hinds University Center at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 26.

‘David Holt’s State of Music’ picked up by PBS as series

The Emmy-nominated TV series “David Holt’s State of Music,” including an episode featuring a Western Carolina University show, will appear on Public Broadcasting Service stations across the country.

Bands unite to present spring concert April 26

The Western Carolina University Concert Band and Symphonic Band will take the stage at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, to perform their final concert of the spring semester.

Vocal ensembles to present Spring Choral Concert on April 28

The talents of two Western Carolina University vocal ensembles – the University Chorus and Concert Choir – will be featured as the WCU School of Music presents its Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28. The performance will take place in the recital hall of Coulter Building. Admission is free.

Wind Ensemble to perform final concert of the semester

The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble will be performing its final concert of the spring semester in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 25. It is free and open to the public.

Magician Mike Super closes out WCU series May 1 at Bardo Arts Center

Magician Mike Super, winner of NBC’s TV series “Phenomenon,” will perform at Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Sunday, May 1, at 3 p.m.

Catamount Singers, Electric Soul to perform on campus

Western Carolina University’s Catamount Singers and Electric Soul, an auditioned student group of 12 vocalists and 12 instrumentalists, will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22.

School of Nursing hosting rural health symposium in Asheville on April 22

Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing will host a sold-out audience for the second annual Western North Carolina Rural Health Symposium on Friday, April 22, at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park.

‘American Idol’ winner David Cook to perform at WCU’s Spring Concert on April 28

“American Idol” season seven winner David Cook and Secondhand Serenade will perform during Western Carolina University’s Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 28.

Counseling and Psychological Services receives internship grant

The Counseling and Psychological Services Center at Western Carolina University has received a grant of $7,900 from the American Psychological Association to help with the accreditation of the center’s internship program through APA.

Hunter Library open 24/5 last two weeks of spring semester

Western Carolina University students who need a quiet place to study for final exams will find Hunter Library open on a 24-hour weekday schedule starting at noon Sunday, April 24.

Morse addresses hospitality group

“The Economics Of Tourism: Trends, Data and Uses” was the topic of a presentation given by Steve Morse at the April 14 member meeting of the Pigeon Forge Hospitality and Tourism Association in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Crow contributes to new text on dissertation research

Robert Crow, assistant professor of educational research at WCU, is a contributing author to the newly published text “Contemporary Approaches to Dissertation Development and Research Methods.”

Menickelli to be interviewed on Yahoo Sports Radio

Justin Menickelli, associate professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, will be an interview guest on “The Big E. Sports Show” with Elissa Walker Campbell on Friday, April 22, to talk about his book, “The Definitive Guide to Disc Golf.”

Pitch Party, April 21

Pitch Party: Open for Business | Thursday, April 21 | 6 p.m. | UC Theater | Hosted by Joseph Lakatos – Listen to creative business ideas from your fellow students as they compete for cash prizes.

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