Some 300 students from the mountains and piedmont of North Carolina will be judged on their theatrical skills as Western Carolina University hosts a western regional competition of the North Carolina Theatre Conference’s High School Play Festival on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7.
Counselors who work in schools and for mental health and substance abuse agencies across Western North Carolina will gather in Asheville on Friday, Oct. 30, as Western Carolina University’s counseling program hosts its annual Counseling Supervision Symposium.
The Kappa Alpha chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority at Western Carolina University will sponsor a bone marrow donor drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at A.K. Hinds University Center.
Western Carolina University students, faculty, staff and family members will combine their efforts on Saturday, Oct. 24, for Make a Difference Day, an annual national day of helping others initiated by USA Weekend magazine.
Amid unprecedented changes in North Carolina’s economic landscape, UNC-TV is examining the challenges and opportunities facing rural regions in the state and how their successes affect all North Carolinians, through a project called “North Carolina Rising.”
Two teams of Western Carolina University seniors majoring in computer information systems recently worked with local organizations to solve information technology problems as a part of a service learning-based capstone class, “Applications Development.”
Amber Jones practiced her Spanish, which she was studying in a Western Carolina University course, and spoke in English as she helped a Cullowhee Valley School first-grader from a Spanish-speaking family with her reading and writing skills.