Members of the Western Carolina University community will have an opportunity to provide feedback on a set of recommendations put forth by the university’s task force on racism during a forum set for 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 17, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Western Carolina University’s Division of Information Technology has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year by HDI, a global IT service and technical support association, as one of the top 50 performers in that field based on customer satisfaction.
Santiago García-Castañón, professor of Spanish in WCU’s Department of World Languages and author of eight published poetry collections, recently returned from the Dominican Republic, where he participated in the International Poetry and Art Festival “Grito de Mujer.”