WCU alumni, students and friends from Stanly and Montgomery counties will gather Thursday, May 13, for an evening of barbecue and a presentation by Gibbs Knotts, head of the WCU political science and public affairs department and co-editor of the book “The New Politics of North Carolina.”
WCU's “First Thursday” Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Session Series will continue Thursday, May 6, with a performance by Laura Boosinger, followed by a jam session in which local musicians are invited to participate.
Mac McCorkle, a policy and research consultant to Gov. Beverly Perdue and many other political candidates, will visit WCU for a campus dialogue at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, in the Multipurpose Room of the A.K. Hinds University Center.
Students in the Public Policy Institute at WCU have teamed up with one of the nation’s top engineering, planning and architectural firms to conduct a study of traffic congestion conditions in the French Broad Metropolitan Planning Organization service area.
“Minnows,” “fish” and “sharks” will be swimming on the WCU campus this spring and summer as the university’s Division of Educational Outreach offers children’s swim programs in the Reid Gymnasium pool.
WCU's Mountain Heritage Center will host a public reception and book signing Thursday, April 29, to celebrate the publication of “Decoration Day in the Mountains: Traditions of Cemetery Decoration in the Southern Appalachians.”
Western Carolina University seniors Tyler Sellers and Aaron D’Innocenzi have been recognized by the Broadcast Education Association for their outstanding on-air work through the university’s radio station, WWCU-FM Power 90.5.