Adriel A. Hilton, assistant professor and director of WCU’s College Student Personnel Program, received the highest honor bestowed by the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals on one of its members as the organization held its annual conference in Huntsville, Alabama.
Math enthusiasts on WCU’s campus will get a chance to show their love for pi during a monthlong celebration being held to honor the famous ratio 3.1415 that has fascinated the great minds of the world for thousands of years.
Base Camp Cullowhee, WCU’s outdoor programming organization, will launch a speaker series focused on outdoor adventure with a Tuesday, March 3, presentation featuring Mark Singleton, executive director of American Whitewater.
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The First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Concert and Jam Series at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday, March 5, with a concert featuring folk musician and storyteller Josh Goforth.
WCU will host benefit performances of “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, and Saturday, Feb. 28, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.
WCU's School of Art and Design will host art classes for youth ages 8 and up on two Saturdays – Feb. 28 and March 28.
Despite the snowy weather, WCU's radio re-creation “Robin Hood – The Legacy” will get underway on schedule at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bardo Arts Center.
Recent scholarly and creative accomplishments of WCU faculty and staff members will be showcased during the 2015 Faculty Scholarship Celebration that begins with a reception from 4 until 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Hunter Library.
Prospective students will have an opportunity to find out about the array of graduate and professional programs offered through WCU’s Programs at Biltmore Park during an Open House set for Tuesday, Feb. 24.
Western Carolina University has announced its graduation list for fall semester 2014.
Public higher education institutions in Western North Carolina are responsible for injecting at least $2 billion into the state economy during the 2012-13 fiscal year.
WCU’s outdoor programming organization Base Camp Cullowhee, in partnership with the WCU Climbing Team, is hosting its seventh annual Cullowhee Rock and Rumble Fest bouldering competition, Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Campus Recreation Center.
Lane Perry, director of the Center for Service Learning, has been named the 2015 Civic Engagement “Emerging Leader” Professional of the Year by N.C. Campus Compact.
Three members of the WCU music faculty will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building.
Winter weather that causes hazardous driving conditions, and forecasts for such weather, can result in weather-related schedule changes being implemented at Western Carolina University.
John “Jay” Gerlach has been named director of Western Carolina University’s master of public affairs degree program, effective July 1.
The Global Spotlight Series sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs continues this semester with a Monday, March 2, panel featuring four presentations about climate change.
WCU history department faculty Sue Abram and Andrew Denson are overseeing a public history project that recently received a development grant from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership.
Katya Stanislavskaya heeded the venerable advice to “write what you know,” and the musical she wrote and composed, “Resident Alien,” has won the ninth annual New Musical Award from the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company in Weston, Vt.
WCU’s School of Music will present a faculty recital featuring Travis Bennett, associate professor of horn, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24.
Runners across Western North Carolina still have time to sign up for WCU’s fifth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5-K at special early registration rates, but fees will go up Saturday, Feb. 28.
WCU’s Department of Human Services will host Lisa Delpit, author of “Other People’s Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom,” for a one-on-one interview Friday, Feb. 27.
Jennifer Thompson, a woman raped as a college student, and Ronald Cotton, a man exonerated of the rape 11 years after his conviction, will lecture about their experiences.
Brian Railsback will be leaving his post at the end of the academic year to resume teaching, writing and researching as a faculty member in the Department of English.
The Board of Trustees of Western Carolina University will hold its quarterly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 6, in the board room of H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
Western Carolina University will celebrate the artwork of local students with the 2015 Jackson County Youth Art Month exhibit from Sunday, March 1, through Monday, March 23, in WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
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