Western Carolina University's Phi Beta Delta honor society for international scholars is collaborating with the Asheville World Affairs Council to sponsor two lectures this fall by experts in foreign policy, terrorism and energy security.
Members of Western Carolina University's newest graduating class were encouraged to use their voices to keep alive the freedoms guaranteed through the First Amendment as the university held commencement exercises for approximately 500 students Saturday, Dec. 17.
“Well worth the wait.” That's how residents of Western Carolina University's recently opened Norton Road Hall describe their new campus home after weather-related construction delays postponed move-in day by about 10 days.
The good news is the drought is over for Western North Carolina's mountains. The bad news is the summer's near-record rainfall that washed away a springtime precipitation deficit also is responsible for a delay in the completion date for Western Carolina University's newest residence hall.
“Our Purple and Gold,” Western's alumni newsletter, has taken on a new life as a 32-page full-color magazine that went into the mail last week. The magazine features nationally known comedian Jay Leno, host of “The Tonight Show on NBC,” on the front cover and includes a major story about the new Fine and Performing Arts Center's gala opening on Oct. 22 with Leno as headliner.