Residents of an Asheville community recently contributed $6,000 to Western Carolina University to support a program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds and an initiative to expose Western North Carolina school children to the arts.
Western Carolina University’s Arts and Cultural Events Committee is partnering with the university’s Art Education Club and Fine Art Museum to present a hands-on workshop series for students and local residents.
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.
A collection of media interviews with Ron Rash, Western Carolina University’s Parris Distinguished Professor of Appalachian Cultural Studies and an acclaimed author, has been published by the University Press of Mississippi as part of its Literary Conversation Series.
Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing, the WNC Health Network and the Mountain Area Health Education Center are partnering to present the third annual Rural Health Symposium in Asheville on Friday, March 10.
With a chance of wintry precipitation across much of the Southeast this weekend as students return to campus to begin spring semester classes Monday, Jan. 9, Western Carolina University officials are keeping an eye on the skies – and on the highway system.