Members of the Western Carolina University community will have an opportunity to provide feedback on a set of recommendations put forth by the university’s task force on racism during a forum set for 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 17, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.
More than 200 high school students from across Western North Carolina and north Georgia gathered at Western Carolina University recently to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 35th annual Foreign Language Contest.
Western Carolina University will hold its annual Earth and Wellness Celebration on Wednesday, April 19. The free event combines the national celebration of Earth Day with recognition to health and wellness.
Drumming that has been compared to the sound of rolling thunder will fill the performance hall of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 18, as the Taikoza Japanese Drummers take the stage as part of WCU’s Arts and Cultural Events series.
Kate E. Temoney, assistant professor of religion at Montclair State University, will speak Monday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in Room 130 of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of the Jerry Jackson Lectures in the Humanities series.
It was another year and another successful Tuck River Cleanup, considered to be the largest single-day volunteer event to remove trash and restore a waterway in the nation. Held Saturday, April 8, by Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee, 581 registered participants took part in efforts along nearly 30 miles of the Tuckaseigee River in Jackson County.
Western Carolina University’s 15th annual Jazz Festival will bring an afternoon and evening of master classes and performances to campus Saturday, April 22, from noon to 10 p.m. at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Poet and novelist Ron Rash, who holds the John and Dorothy Parris Distinguished Professorship in Appalachian Cultural Studies at Western Carolina University, is recipient of a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for 2017.