Western Carolina University’s Arts and Cultural Events Committee is partnering with the university’s Art Education Club and Fine Art Museum to present a hands-on workshop series for students and local residents.
Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing, the WNC Health Network and the Mountain Area Health Education Center are partnering to present the third annual Rural Health Symposium in Asheville on Friday, March 10.
While most Western Carolina University offices in Cullowhee and Asheville will be closed during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period, WCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Engagement will be open for special hours on two days to assist donors with year-end giving.
Six new students are enrolled in the RN to BSN Rural Education and Support scholarship program at Western Carolina University this fall as the university and Mission Health in Asheville continue their partnership to improve the quality of nursing care in rural Western North Carolina by increasing the number of baccalaureate-degree prepared nurses.
The purple side of Western Carolina University’s traditional purple and gold colors will be much more in prominence at the university’s fall commencement ceremonies as students receiving bachelor’s degrees will be switching from wearing mostly black to predominately purple academic regalia.
The 2016-17 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Concert and Jam Series at Western Carolina University will continue Thursday, Dec. 1, with a concert featuring old-time music virtuosos Don Pedi and Bruce Greene.
Organizers of Western Carolina University’s Dance Marathon reported that this year’s event and other fundraising activities have resulted in a total of $21,510.72 being raised for the Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina.
Sooner or later, the wildfires that have scorched large swaths of the Western North Carolina mountains will be extinguished, and then the burned-over forest land will have the potential to become an outdoor classroom, says Western Carolina University faculty member Peter Bates.