Western Carolina University’s Noble Hall, a new 120,000-square-foot mixed-use facility on Centennial Drive in the heart of campus, is now open for student occupancy and awaiting phased business openings beginning in October.
A Holocaust survivor returned to concentration camps this summer, accompanied by 21 Western Carolina University students. Prior to the trip, students in the “Psychology of Hate” course taught by Alvin Malesky, associate professor of psychology, examined the social, political and historical factors that set the stage for Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.
R.J. Mitte, co-star of AMC’s “Breaking Bad” and an equality and diversity activist, will be the featured speaker as the Western Carolina University community welcomes its newest students at the annual New Student Convocation on Friday, Aug. 19.
Western Carolina University’s ongoing collaboration with Samaritan’s Feet, a humanitarian group dedicated to distributing shoes to impoverished communities around the world, recently took five students to South Africa for a first-hand service-learning experience.
Western Carolina University students turned out for the March 15 North Carolina primary at a higher rate than the general voting population and all but one other college in the state. For the November general election, there’s a concerted effort to be No. 1.
Prospective students will have an opportunity to find out about the wide variety of graduate and professional programs offered by Western Carolina University during an Open House set for Tuesday, July 19, at WCU’s instructional site in Asheville.
The multi-Grammy nominated chamber music ensemble Eroica Trio will perform Wednesday, July 13, at Western Carolina University as part of the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of WCU’s Coulter Building.