With “Cherokee: Community. Culture. Connections.” recently selected as Western Carolina University’s campus learning theme for the 2017-18 academic year, it just got a little easier for faculty, staff and students to immerse themselves in the Cherokee culture.
Matthew McDonough didn’t know much about the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Exceptional Research Opportunities Program until he learned that a couple of his Western Carolina University instructors nominated him to participate.
When Sky Sampson, director of WCU's Cherokee Center, learned that the university chose Cherokee as its campus learning theme for the 2017-18 academic year, she couldn’t wait to relay the news to the Cherokee community. After a campuswide vote, Cherokee was the overwhelming choice as the next theme.
Western Carolina University’s Staff Senate and the Office of Sustainability and Energy Management will hold a campuswide open forum on Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the A.K. Hinds University Center’s theater to discuss the current state of sustainability, energy management and recycling at the university.
To kick off Black History Month at Western Carolina University, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs presents Ekow King, the director of the University of Albany’s Office of Intercultural Student Engagement.
Don’t expect fans of the New Orleans Saints to be rooting for the Atlanta Falcons to win the 2017 Super Bowl. And the New England Patriots shouldn’t count on too many people from outside of the Northeast to be pulling for them, either.