A limited number of spots are still available for students interested in enrolling in the Catamount School, the new laboratory school being established at Smoky Mountain High School by Western Carolina University for Jackson County children in grades six, seven and eight.
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded a $25,000 grant in support of a contemporary Native American art exhibit scheduled for display at the Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum from Monday, Aug. 21, through Friday, Dec. 8.
On the campus of Western Carolina University is a small grassy expanse between the Natural Sciences Building and Hunter Library, one of many in this verdant mountain setting. Here, beneath the surface and through layers of earth is where a football field once sat, where farm fields lay and centuries prior, a Cherokee settlement stood.
The faculty of the Mountain Collegium will present a recital of medieval, renaissance, baroque and contemporary music on early and folk instruments at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the recital hall of Western Carolina University’s Coulter Building.
A group of Western Carolina University students taught by John Whitmire, associate professor and head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in citizen advocacy on behalf of the international humanitarian organization CARE.
Officials at Southwestern Community College are gathering information from constituents as they begin developing the college’s new strategic plan, which will guide the institution into the next decade.
Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will present Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Enoch Arden: A Melodrama” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, in the art center’s Studio Theatre.
The Connect NC bond-financed replacement for Western Carolina University’s antiquated Natural Sciences Building is still on the drawing boards, but the first early signs of the project already are apparent in the form of a closed section of Memorial Drive.
A visitor taking a tour of Western Carolina University’s steam plant gets the sensation of moving through a dusty old warehouse full of pipes – not necessarily a surprise because the structure that houses WCU’s steam-producing operation was built in the late 1920s.