The weather turned out to be well past chilly and downright frigid Monday (Jan. 9) as Western Carolina University officials joined representatives from local government, Aramark and Chili’s Grill & Bar in celebrating the opening of the Chili’s restaurant on campus.
Lowell Davis, Western Carolina University’s assistant vice chancellor for student success, always has had a passion for helping former foster youth, former orphans, emancipated youth and other non-traditional college students.
Western Carolina University will hold commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 17, to honor its fall graduating class and a group of newly minted WCU alumni who were awarded degrees after this year’s summer school sessions.
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.
For 30 patrons of the Waynesville center of LifeSpan, a non-profit organization serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, an activities expo at Western Carolina University was an ideal field trip.
A tiered system of gradual increases in rates paid by Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff for the privilege of parking on campus will resume for the 2017-18 academic year, university officials have announced.