Western Carolina University’s ongoing effort get out the vote for the November election continues to gain momentum, now with added strength as part of the national Campus Vote Project and the Andrew Goodman Foundation’s Vote Everywhere project.
The size of the student body at Western Carolina University is at an all-time high, with the university posting a record total enrollment this fall that is getting a boost via a corresponding record in freshman enrollment.
The seventh annual Cullowhee Canoe Slalom, a family friendly paddling competition on a calm section of the Tuckaseigee River near the Western Carolina University campus, will be held on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 10.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University is presenting an exhibition of paintings, miscellaneous art and memorabilia by the late Joel Morris, a WCU alumnus and an iconic character who was fond of Cullowhee. The “Artist and Friend” exhibit will be on display beginning Thursday, Sept. 8, with an opening reception scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. The showing ends Friday, Sept. 16.
Dr. Gray Erlacher, a Western Carolina University alumnus, has expanded his practice to the primary care clinic located in WCU’s Health and Human Sciences Building at 4121 Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee.
A TV actor and equality and diversity activist urged Western Carolina University’s new students to see college as an opportunity to step out of their comfort zones as he spoke to them during the university’s annual New Student Convocation.
Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher urged faculty and staff to spend the 2016-17 academic year building on the momentum of the previous year, gearing up for implementation of the N.C. Promise tuition plan, and helping navigate complex budgetary waters.