More than 50 paddlers took part in the eighth annual Cullowhee Canoe Slalom, a competition held on a calm section of the Tuckaseigee River near the Western Carolina University campus Saturday, Sept. 9.
The Western Carolina University Staff Senate will be selling newly redesigned WCU holiday ornaments and collecting donations during the 43rd annual Mountain Heritage Day on Saturday, Sept. 30, with all proceeds and donations to benefit the Staff Senate Scholarship Fund.
University of North Carolina system President Margaret Spellings joined recently appointed members of the UNC Board of Governors for a visit to Western Carolina University and its newly opened Catamount School on Thursday, Sept. 21, as part of a tour to help new board members get to know all of the system’s institutions.
The One Book Program will screen a film based on this year’s chosen book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot, on Monday, Oct. 2, at 4:30, 6:30 and 9 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 4:30, 6:30 and 9 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center theater.
“God Save Gertrude,” an offbeat punk rock riff on Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” will be presented by Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen as part of the school’s 2017-18 Mainstage theatre season.