It is imperative that leaders at the local, state and federal levels take steps today so that they are better able to deal with the emergencies and disasters of tomorrow. That was the message heard repeatedly Thursday, Nov. 15, as Western Carolina University hosted a day of dialogue about emergency preparedness.
Western Carolina University will celebrate its second annual Geographical Information System Day on Wednesday, Nov. 14, with presentations and workshops to showcase GIS and remote sensing projects by faculty, staff, students and off-campus individuals.
Western Carolina University’s efforts to ensure that students are fully engaged in the process of learning, both in and out of the classroom, earned high marks on a national survey measuring the quality of undergraduate education based upon student involvement with their studies, professors and campus communities.
The fourth annual Great Smoky Mountain Book Fair, a fundraiser for the Jackson County Library building fund, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Sylva’s First United Methodist Church.