Approximately 220 high school students from across Western North Carolina and northern Georgia will test their knowledge of French and Spanish on Tuesday, March 17, in the 33rd annual Foreign Language Contest at WCU.
The business administration and law degree program offered through WCU’s College of Business is unique to the University of North Carolina system, and now the bachelor’s degree program is being offered online.
WCU’s Friends of the Arts organization is gearing up for its annual fundraiser that helps provide scholarships and programming for students in the College of Fine and Performing Arts.
Women serving in leadership roles in business, government and education will be among the speakers and panelists. Also, N.C. women justices will speak on campus Saturday.
There will be more places to tailgate at Western Carolina University home football games this fall.
The three women justices who serve on the state’s highest court will discuss how their college studies prepared them for life and careers during a forum hosted by Western Carolina University on Saturday, March 28.
Runners across Western North Carolina still have time to take advantage of online registration for WCU’s Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5-K, coming up Saturday, March 28.
A Youth Swim Refresher Course will be offered this month by WCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education.
A recently retired banking executive and the financial institution where he served as chief executive officer have joined forces to help graduates of public high schools.
Jackson Paper Manufacturing employees recently surprised company owner Timothy Campbell and wife Emily by announcing a gift of $25,000 to establish a scholarship in their honor.
Michael Munger, a former North Carolina gubernatorial candidate, will speak on the topic “The Coming Middleman Revolution” as part of WCU’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series.
Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher will meet with residents of Cherokee, Clay and Graham counties Tuesday, March 17, as part of a series of events designed to keep the university connected with alumni, friends and elected officials.
Presentation topics will include women in Appalachian music, the lives of women of color during slavery times, and the current impact of women on North Carolina politics.
A film adaptation of the Ron Rash novel “The World Made Straight” will make its Western North Carolina big-screen premiere during a March 23 Department of English fundraising event.
Onsite email has been turned back on for WCU faculty and staff following the problems associated with a virus.
WCU’s original 2014 radio re-creation “Echoes of the Cotton Club” is recipient of a Best of Festival Award from the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.
About three dozen Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff members have been looking forward to spring break as an opportunity to learn and serve again this year.
A gallery talk focusing on the work of the late Russian-born international artist Vadim Bora and reception is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fine Art Museum.
Four doctoral degree candidates from three different universities – all of whom are WCU alumni – will form a panel to discuss the process of applying for a doctoral program at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the Catamount Room of the A.K. Hinds University Center.
The WCU men's and women's track and field teams swept the Southern Conference Indoor Championships for the second-straight year during a weekend meet in Alabama.
The Asheville Area Arts Council will host “WHEE Fresh: A Collection of Works by Local Artists from WCU’s Master of Fine Arts Program” from Thursday, March 5, to Saturday, March 14.
Western Carolina University was responsible for injecting an estimated $511.3 million into the Western North Carolina economy during the 2012-13 fiscal year through the combined impact of payroll, operational, construction and research expenditures by the university and the spending habits of its students, visitors and alumni.
Organizations from Western Carolina University and the local area are uniting to sponsor a Ban the “R-Word” Rally on the WCU campus Wednesday, March 4.
Events to mark the observance of Women’s History Month at WCU will kick off Monday, March 2, with an opening reception and a screening of the film “Iron Jawed Angels.”
Entrepreneurs and owners of existing small businesses will have the opportunity to vie for a share of $7,000 in prize money to help start up or grow their businesses when Western Carolina University hosts the inaugural LEAD:Innovation conference Wednesday, April 22.
Western Carolina University’s Emergency Services Department and Police Department are hosting “Whee Safe,” a series of brown bag discussions throughout the 2015 spring semester designed to provide faculty, staff and students with information on a variety of personal and community public safety topics.
Adriel Hilton was recipient of the highest honor bestowed by the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals on one of its members at the organization’s annual conference.
Math enthusiasts on WCU’s campus will get a chance to show their love for pi during a monthlong celebration being held to honor the famous ratio 3.1415 that has fascinated the great minds of the world for thousands of years.
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Base Camp Cullowhee will launch a new speaker series with a Tuesday presentation featuring Mark Singleton, executive director of the national organization American Whitewater.