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Open forum set for Jan. 29 to discuss ideas for WCU’s next Quality Enhancement Plan

  Western Carolina University will host a forum open to everyone interested in helping shape the university’s next Quality Enhancement Plan – a plan centered around a single theme to improve the institution and enhance student learning – on Thursday, Jan. 29.

Health care policy forum to be held Feb. 22

The Department of Political Science and Public Affairs and the Public Policy Institute at Western Carolina University will host a health policy forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the Catamount Room of the A.K. Hinds University Center.

Recruiter from The Washington Center to visit WCU

Morgan Wilson, a recruiter for The Washington Center, will be on campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, and host an information session about internships in the Washington, D.C., area from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Catamount Room at A.K. Hinds University Center.

Sendoff of Fundred bills caps yearlong initiative

A yearlong effort at WCU wraps up Friday, April 16, when an armored truck pulls away from campus loaded with thousands of mock hundred-dollar bills created for the national Fundred Dollar Bill Project.

Faculty commit to helping achieve objectives to shore up Dillsboro economy

Western Carolina continued its pledge to Dillsboro recently by presenting town merchants and residents with 10 objectives meant to strengthen the town’s economic position.

Josefina Niggli celebration premiere to feature exhibit, photos and dramatizations

A semester of events celebrating the late novelist, poet, playwright and screenwriter Josefina Niggli begins Thursday, Jan. 28. “She was an amazing person who pioneered a place for women in her field and who did so much for Western Carolina,” said Amy Pisano, a senior theatre major from Asheville.

WCU-Dillsboro partnership committee to give progress report Jan. 28

Members of a committee coordinating a revitalization partnership effort between Western Carolina University and the Jackson County town of Dillsboro will provide a progress report for the community at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Applegate Inn in Dillsboro.

Dillsboro community members tour campus

The developing partnership between WCU and Dillsboro took another step forward recently as town merchants and leaders visited campus to tour laboratories and other facilities, and to find out how WCU students are engaged in assisting the region.

Professor tells 150 students to take a hike … literally

Bill Papin was mountain biking when the idea that evolved into a class hiking assignment was born.

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