The talents of two WCU vocal ensembles – the University Chorus and Concert Choir – will be featured as the School of Music presents its Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30.
The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble, directed by John T. West, will present a concert at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 27.
Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics will host an evening telescope viewing party beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Jackson County Airport overlooking the WCU campus.
Stephanie McCormick, a North Carolina native who previously served two stints as an assistant women’s basketball coach at WCU, has been announced as the team’s new head coach.
More than 400 of Western North Carolina’s high school and junior high school mathematics students competed for honors during the recent High School Mathematics Contest held at WCU.
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 28, to present their annual spring concert.
Mountain Heritage Center exhibits that have been on display on the ground floor of WCU’s H.F. Robinson Administration Building will be unavailable for public viewing for the remainder of spring and summer as the museum’s staff moves the exhibits to new display space in Hunter Library.
WCU’s annual Earth and Wellness Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, on the lawn of A.K. Hinds University Center.
A Jackson County children’s choir will take to the stage of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center to perform a special musical number during the production of “We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” on Sunday, April 26.
Saxophone master Rick Margitza will be the special guest performing and instructing at the 2015 Jazz Festival at Western Carolina University on Saturday, April 25.
Members of the student cast and crew of Western Carolina University’s upcoming production of “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up” recently spent several days attending flight school.
WCU’s Low Tech Ensemble will present a concert of central Javanese gamelan music Wednesday, April 22, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building.
Prospective students will have an opportunity to find out about the wide variety of graduate and professional programs offered by WCU during an Open House set for Tuesday, April 21, at university's instructional site in Asheville.
A medley of songs from “Pirates of the Caribbean” is on the program for the concert, which will bring musicians from the WCU community and local area together on stage.
The Western Carolina University Free Enterprise Club will celebrate Earth Day by hosting Bruce Yandle, dean emeritus of Clemson University’s College of Business and Behavioral Science, who will present a lecture titled “Bootleggers and Baptists in the Garden of Good & Evil” on Wednesday, April 22.
Peter Koch, education associate at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center, is recipient of the highest honor bestowed on museum professionals by the North Carolina Museums Council.
The Western Carolina University Division of Information Technology will be performing scheduled maintenance on campus computing systems beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, April 10.
The fourth annual Battle of the Plug competition in which WCU and ASU compete to see which university’s residence halls can conserve the most energy is underway, and this year three other North Carolina higher education institutions have joined the fray.
Culinary creations inspired by books will be admired, judged and then eaten during the annual edible books contest to be held Thursday, April 16, at WCU's Hunter Library.
A keynote address by political strategist Valeisha Butterfield-Jones tops a lineup of activities that will be held at WCU to mark Black Awareness Week.
Seth Estes of WCU’s marching band has been selected for a position on the drum line of the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, known as “The Commandant’s Own,” in Washington, D.C.
Western Carolina University recently joined 19 North Carolina universities, colleges, organizations and health agencies in the creation of a new statewide alliance designed to increase minority representation in the health professions.
A new scholarship fund created by Jeffrey L. Ray and Tina Hopkins Ray is designed to provide financial support to students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
WCU’s School of Stage and Screen is closing its 2014-15 Mainstage season with a high-flying production of the J.M. Barrie classic, staging through Sunday at the Bardo Arts Center.
Online bidding starts Friday, April 10, for a silent auction being held as part of an annual fundraiser sponsored by WCU’s Friends of the Arts organization.
The Global Spotlight Series sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs wraps up this semester with a Monday, April 13, panel featuring four presentations themed “Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Rapprochement and Middle East Peace.”
The music of one of America’s top-selling duos of all time, the Carpenters, will come to life as Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center plays host to “We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” on Sunday, April 26.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith is among national and regional authors who are providing readings this week at the university's 13th annual Spring Literary Festival.
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Richard MacDowell, a former principal clarinetist for the Dallas Chamber Orchestra who taught clarinet for more than two decades at the University of Texas at Austin, will visit WCU to present a concert and public master class.