Posts By: Randall Holcombe

Winners announced from Foreign Language Contest

More than 200 high school students from across Western North Carolina and north Georgia gathered at Western Carolina University recently to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 35th annual Foreign Language Contest.

Taikoza Japanese Drummers to perform April 18

Drumming that has been compared to the sound of rolling thunder will fill the performance hall of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 18, as the Taikoza Japanese Drummers take the stage as part of WCU’s Arts and Cultural Events series.

Langford named new director of admission

Mike Langford will be moving out of the job he has held for a little over a year, director of recruiting and marketing for Graduate School and Research at WCU, to take on the role of director of admission for the university.

Results announced from Valley of the Lilies races

Runners of all ages gathered at Western Carolina University on Saturday, April 1, to participate in the seventh annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K. A total of 278 athletes completed the half marathon (13.1 mile) or 5K (3.1 mile) courses.