Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host an edible plants workshop with biologist Jeff Gottlieb as part of its ongoing Appalachian Living craft and skills series from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 7.
Burgin Mackey, a freshman environmental health major at Western Carolina University, has been selected to serve as the post-secondary/collegiate representative for the state association of the Health Occupations Students of America.
Santiago García-Castañón, professor of Spanish in WCU’s Department of World Languages, recently returned from Bulgaria where he presented the lecture “Miguel de Cervantes y su mundo” and a reading of his poetry as a guest speaker at the University of Sofia.
The installation of concrete signal pole foundations has been completed at the corner of Centennial Drive and University Way on Western Carolina University’s campus as part of a N.C. Department of Transportation project to place a traffic signal at that location.
Western Carolina University has scheduled three commencement ceremonies over a two-day period – Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6 – to recognize the academic achievements of graduating students who comprise what is expected to be the university’s sixth straight record spring class.
David Dorondo, Western Carolina University associate professor of history, will speak on the topic “Administering Terror: The Wannsee Conference and the Holocaust” as the Carolina Roundtable on the World Wars meets Thursday, April 27.
The Performance Series of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center is presenting “Artrageous: An Interactive Art and Music Experience” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29.