The neon “OPEN” sign was flipped on in the window of Bob’s Mini Mart last week, signaling the return of a community institution in the heart of the Western Carolina University campus and the opening of the first business located in the university’s new Noble Hall mixed-use facility.
A Western Carolina University dean and a former member of the Chancellor’s Office staff were honored Saturday (Oct. 29) during the annual Chancellor’s Brunch and Alumni Awards Ceremony, part of festivities associated with WCU’s Homecoming.
Western Carolina University is one of eight University of North Carolina system institutions identified as potential candidates to establish and operate laboratory schools serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade, as required by a provision in the 2016-17 state budget enacted in July.
Ten Western Carolina University students participated in the inaugural Southern Conference Undergraduate Research Forum, which took place at Wofford College on Oct. 29-30.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center is marking a year in its temporary home at Hunter Library, with faculty, staff, students and visitors taking greater advantage of the location and opportunities it has provided.
Dale Carpenter, dean of Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions since April 2014, will be moving from that leadership position to return to his faculty roots effective July 1, 2017.
Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will present singer-songwriter and cellist Shana Tucker performing a concert of music she calls “chamber soul” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.
Shannon Sullivan, a philosophy professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will be a guest speaker Thursday, Nov. 3, at 4 p.m. in Western Carolina University’s Blue Ridge Residence Hall.
Western Carolina University’s Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform Monday, Nov. 7, at the North Carolina Music Educators Association’s annual conference in Winston-Salem.
Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series looks at international justice and the role of free markets as a global imperative at 4 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Conference Room on Monday, Nov. 7.
Western Carolina University students recently took the message of the importance of voting to area high schools.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, presented her research titled “The Transformative Elements of Higdon’s ‘Cold Mountain’” at the peer-reviewed College Music Society’s National Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Friday, Oct. 28.
Two faculty members from WCU’s College of Business presented at the national conference of America’s Small Business Development Centers in September.
Data Management and Archiving Workshop, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 3 – 4 p.m., University Center Dogwood Room.
Global Justice and Global Freedom: Monday November 7, 4:00-5:15 pm, Blue Ridge Conference Room.
November is the Great American Smoke Out | Nutrition Event: Vegetarian Awareness | Tuesdays to Thrive – Harris Regional Hospital Cafeteria | WHEE Wellness Classes | More Wellness Opportunities
Fall 2016 Student Entrepreneur Business Idea Pitch Party will be held next Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the University Center Theatre from 6 to 8 p.m. Six student entrepreneurs will present their ventures to a live audience and a panel of business judges.
The Whee Lead Conference is a one day student leadership conference for campus leaders aimed at meaningful discussions of relevant issues within their organizations/departments and within their daily lives.