Law enforcement officials have confirmed that charges filed against two individuals in connection with the fatal shooting of a Western Carolina University student earlier this month have been upgraded to murder.
A Western Carolina University committee tasked with revising the university’s “2020 Vision” strategic plan has added one more town hall meeting to solicit input from members of the campus and surrounding communities.
Sixteen members of Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band drum line had an opportunity to entertain residents of the Qualla Boundary recently as they marched and played in the Cherokee Indian Fair parade.
A popular component of Western Carolina University’s annual Mountain Heritage Day are the judged and juried contests, and other competitions. At the 43rd annual event held Saturday, Sept. 30, nearly 300 people entered various events with dozens taking home ribbons or trophies.
For Western Carolina University students, a trip abroad could range from a couple of weeks to a full year. Students have access to more than 60 countries. The 11th annual Study Abroad Fair showcased these opportunities for students on Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.
A Western Carolina University committee tasked with revising the university’s “2020 Vision” strategic plan will host two additional town hall meetings – one in Cullowhee, the other in Sylva – to solicit input from members of the campus and surrounding communities.