Dear World, an interactive, award-winning portrait project that unites people through pictures with their distinctive message-on-skin style, makes it way to Western Carolina University’s campus on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 25-26.
Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts organization is bringing together a nationally acclaimed bluegrass group from Haywood County and 50 of the best woodwind, brass and percussion student-musicians from WCU’s School of Music for an afternoon of genre-bending tunes.
The University of North Carolina system’s General Administration has endorsed three mission-focused academic areas of interest in which Western Carolina University will work to achieve significant regional or national attention by the 2021-22 school year.
It’s September in the hills when Western Carolina University’s fall foliage forecaster Beverly Collins attempts to quantify the quality of the annual color show in Western North Carolina through a scientific-based prediction. And Collins is anticipating a good display across the mountains this year.
Fall semester at Western Carolina University has just begun, but faculty and staff involved in commencement already are pondering a couple of big changes that will take effect as the university celebrates its fall graduating class in December.
Records continue to fall by the wayside at Western Carolina University, as total student enrollment has surpassed 11,000 for the first time in the institution’s history and as the GPA of the entering freshman class has hit an all-time high.