Aaron Marshall, a senior from Gastonia majoring in sociology, was one of 19 N.C. students honored this month at North Carolina Campus Compact’s annual student conference.
The 19-piece WCU Jazz Ensemble will present a jazz big band repertoire featuring guest vocalist Rockell Scott in a Thursday concert sponsored by the School of Music.
The WCU School of Music will present a faculty recital Tuesday, Nov. 19, featuring clarinetist Shannon Thompson and pianist Andrew Adams in a performance titled “Borrowed Beauties.”
WCU’s ACE series is hosting “An Enchanted Broadway Holiday Show” performed by award-winning recording artists Lee Lessack and Joanne O’Brien and directed by John Boswell.
The School of Music at WCU will present “Pavel Wlosok and Friends,” an evening of jazz music, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12.
WCU’s Low Tech Ensemble will perform a concert of Indonesian gamelan music Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Roger Cote and Monica Papworth will be heading to the games in Sochi, Russia, early in 2014, but they won’t be traveling to the other side of the globe to skate, ski or curl.
“Zombies on Campus! A SlaughterPocalypse!” begins its weeklong run at WCU with a cast of 33 that includes three featured undead, two violinists and 14 zombies.
Author, journalist and researcher Nadia Dean will visit WCU on Thursday, Nov. 14, to give a presentation focusing on the Cherokee War of 1776 and the legendary Cherokee war chief Dragging Canoe.
“Telling Your Story,” a workshop that combines business management, marketing, entrepreneurial activity and economic strategies with the art of storytelling, will be offered Friday, Nov. 15, by WCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education.
Thirteen students from Hayesville High School toured the WCU Department of Chemistry and Physics on Thursday, Oct. 24, a visit that included demonstrations of experiments and hands-on experiences in the university’s laboratories.
Events at A.K. Hinds University Center will include a performance of native songs by Cherokee Elementary School students and a screening of the film “Smoke Signals.”
WCU’s Department of Chemistry and Physics will provide a close look at the autumn nighttime sky during a telescope viewing party Saturday at the Jackson County Airport.
The First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Jam Series at the Mountain Heritage Center will begin a new season with a concert featuring the Frogtown Four.
A seminar addressing the multicultural aspects of Western North Carolina and the challenges and opportunities those differences present for employers and employees will be offered in Asheville on Wednesday, Nov. 13, by WCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education.
A workshop focusing on “Creating an Amazing Art Portfolio” will be offered in Asheville on Friday, Nov. 8, by WCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education.
Three WCU alumni were recognized for their achievements and one of the university’s highest honors was presented to a former trustee as part of Homecoming activities Saturday, Oct. 26.
WCU’s James T. Costa offers an in-depth look at the work of Alfred Russel Wallace, who some historians contend deserves more credit for helping co-discover natural selection.
J.T. Poston, a junior from Hickory, sits atop Golfstat's national men's collegiate golf rankings, with four top-five finishes through the first four events of the season.
WCU’s Saturday Open House will give visitors a chance to tour the campus, learn about academic programs and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.
The date for WCU’s second Discovery Forum, an event designed to encourage young people to share innovative ideas for making their communities better places to live, has been changed to Saturday, Nov. 9.
Students in the entrepreneurship program at Isothermal Community College will have an opportunity to seamlessly continue their studies at Western Carolina University, officials announced recently.
Mary Hannah Hughes, a junior from Rocky Point majoring in criminal justice, and Brandon Todd Truitt, a sophomore from Waynesville majoring in communication, were announced as WCU’s Homecoming queen and king Saturday, Oct. 26.
In the coming weeks, WCU senior Mike Hill may go out after dark to drive the interstates, hoping to find a creepy-looking rest stop – like something out of a Stephen King story.
A team of six allied health professionals from the Czech Republic who have collaborated for nearly 10 years with David Shapiro, professor of communication sciences and disorders at WCU, will visit the campus for a public presentation and to observe U.S. clinical procedures Nov. 11 and 12.
Members of WCU’s Campus Mediation Society were busy over the fall break collecting six trophies, including two first-place prizes, at a regional mediation tournament at Brenau University.
The WCU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of percussion professor Mario Gaetano and graduate assistant conductor Dillon Ingle, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday Nov. 7.
The dean of WCU’s Honors College got back in the saddle again and completed a 106-mile bicycle ride to boost a student scholarship fund.
WCU’s Police Department and Office of Continuing and Professional Education will offer a self-defense class for women Thursday, Nov. 7, at the university’s Cordelia Camp Building.
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A Youth Swim Refresher Course will be offered in October and November by WCU’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education.