While most Western Carolina University offices in Cullowhee and Asheville will be closed during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period, WCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Engagement will be open for special hours on two days to assist donors with year-end giving.
Western Carolina University held commencement exercises Saturday (Dec. 17) to recognize its fall graduating class and a group of new alumni who were awarded degrees after this year’s summer school sessions.
David Dorondo, associate professor in Western Carolina University’s Department of History, has been honored with an American Legion Distinguished Service Award, presented recently by the Steve Youngdeer Post 143 of Cherokee.
The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees approved a schedule of tuition and fees for the 2017-18 academic year that includes a 2 percent increase in tuition for students from North Carolina and a 3 percent increase in mandatory fees.
This time of year, parents ask psychologists what to do with Santa. One question has not been addressed until now: Do children harbor resentment or develop trust issues into adulthood from learning the truth about Santa Claus?