Friends and fans of WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center are invited to drop by to celebrate and reflect on its 36 years of education and service in H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
Harvey Gantt, an architect, civil rights activist and former mayor of Charlotte, will be the keynote speaker for “North Carolina in Dialogue: Our Past, Present and Future.”
Native American scholars and activists from around the nation will gather with representatives of the Smithsonian Institution and several federal agencies for a three-day conference at WCU to discuss issues related to Native health and culture.
The WCU community will have an opportunity to learn about the cultures and traditions of its international student population during the International Festival on Wednesday.
Western Carolina University is the recipient of $50,000 in funding from the University of North Carolina General Administration to create a program designed to help former college students who didn’t finish their bachelor’s degrees go back to school.
More than 60 Jackson County school students received awards for work exhibited at Western Carolina University during Youth Art Month.
The First Thursday Concert and Jam Series at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue Thursday with a concert featuring Western North Carolina’s Nick Chandler and Delivered.
A workshop designed for law enforcement and medico-legal personnel, “Death, Decomposition and Digging for the Truth,” will be offered on the WCU campus Wednesday and Thursday, April 1-2.
The Sustainable Energy Initiative at WCU is seeking environmentally friendly proposals from students, faculty and staff to improve the campus’ sustainability while providing educational value for students at the same time.
Dinner for four and a private reading by WCU author Ron Rash await the winner of a raffle being sponsored by WCU’s Department of English.
WCU undergraduates have earned a top 10 ranking for project abstracts accepted for the National Conference on Undergraduate Research for the 10th consecutive year.
A course for nurses and nursing students, “Legal and Ethical Implications for Nurses,” will be offered in Asheville on Thursday, April 16, by WCU’s School of Nursing and Office of Continuing and Professional Education.
Leelanee Sterrett, a member of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, will present a recital on French horn at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the Coulter Building recital hall at WCU.
Some 240 high school students from across Western North Carolina and northern Georgia gathered at WCU’s Ramsey Center on Tuesday, March 17, to test their knowledge of French and Spanish in the university’s 33rd annual Foreign Language Contest.
The associate professor of history will receive the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching in recognition of his status as one of the University of North Carolina system’s best.
Base Camp Cullowhee will present the 31st annual Tuck River Cleanup on Saturday, April 18, and is looking for volunteers to help spruce up Jackson County’s primary waterway.
WCU’s baseball team will take on its rival from down south, the Clemson Tigers, and former Catamount coach Jack Leggett in a game that begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hennon Stadium.
WCU student musicians and vocalists will join the Western Carolina Community Chorus and string musicians from the Asheville Symphony Orchestra for a performance Sunday, March 29.
A raffle prize package to tour North Carolina, with free lodging all the way from the Outer Banks to the mountains, is being offered by WCU’s Friends of the Arts organization.
David Dorondo, associate professor in WCU’s Department of History, will be the speaker as the Carolina Round Table on the World Wars meets at the university Tuesday, March 24.
Students from throughout Western North Carolina gathered at WCU recently to compete in the Western Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
The Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet will present a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the recital hall of WCU’s Coulter Building.
The WCU community is turning its focus squarely on the research conducted by students for two early springtime events, the Undergraduate Expo and Graduate Research Symposium.
Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing will host its first annual Rural Health Symposium in Asheville on Friday, March 27, to shed light on factors that impact the health of the citizens of rural Western North Carolina.
The local student dance group Trivium Performing Arts will present a “worship through dance” service at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
WCU will host its 45th annual High School Mathematics Contest on Tuesday with 431 of the region’s top high school and junior high school mathematics students in the competition.
WCU’s Galaxy of Stars Series is presenting ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger and comedian Glenn Singer at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Western Carolina University undergraduate students have until Friday, March 27, to enter their essays in a contest being held in conjunction with the upcoming interdisciplinary symposium “North Carolina in Dialogue: Our Past, Present and Future.”
Prospective nursing students can learn about career opportunities in the field as WCU’s School of Nursing hosts its seventh annual Education Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
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The Western Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Coulter Building recital hall.