More than 150 students from Western Carolina University’s Honors College dedicated hours of service this fall to revitalizing Cullowhee, from painting over graffiti to volunteering at a fundraising concert.
Western Carolina University will host the University of North Carolina Board of Governors on the Cullowhee campus Wednesday, Oct. 15, through Friday, Oct. 17. UNC President Erskine Bowles, members of the board, chancellors of the other constituent institutions and some members of the UNC system administrative staff will be here for meetings in the A.K. Hinds University Center.
Valuable lessons for everyday life can be found in the world of contemporary politics, Don Livingston, professor of political science and public affairs, told a standing-room-only crowd assembled for WCU’s inaugural Last Lecture Series address Friday, Oct. 3.
Western Carolina University crowned Jessica Steel, a senior from Concord, the queen and Andrew Bishop, a junior from Penrose, the king of the 2008 Homecoming Court during halftime activities at Western’s football game against the Samford University Bulldogs on Saturday, Oct. 4.
Homecoming is a chance for WCU students, past and present, to join together in the spirit of camaraderie and commonality. Each year, Homecoming presents several events to the community including a Homecoming Parade in Sylva, the Homecoming football game, a Spirit Night the previous evening, and competitive events for current students.
Armed with a year’s worth of research conducted by one of the nation’s leading higher education marketing firms, Western Carolina University unveiled a new institutional branding campaign Wednesday, Oct. 1, with faculty and staff the first to see new concepts for university marketing and promotions.
Western Carolina University students are invited to participate in a campuswide project to create works of original art intended to raise awareness about the importance of registering and voting in the November election.