A scholarship fund started from scratch slightly more than a decade ago to benefit students enrolled in Western Carolina University’s Honors College has been growing substantially, just like the college’s enrollment, and recently achieved a major point in its development – “endowed” status.
Philosopher, theologian and author John D. Caputo will deliver a lecture titled “What Would Jesus Deconstruct?” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, in Room 130 of Western Carolina University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Thirty-six Western Carolina University students loaded up their research projects and headed to Maryland on Wednesday, April 9, to represent the university at the 22nd annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
Chilly April rain and wind didn’t dampen the enthusiasm Thursday (April 3) as Western Carolina University broke ground for a pair of residence halls – facilities described by WCU trustees vice chair Steve Warren as “a place where friendships are forged and the power of thought is tested.”
Western Carolina University will host a literary panel discussion on Monday, Feb. 25, examining Willa Cather’s classic novel, “My Antonia,” and the works of other writers in cooperation with “Together We Read,” Western North Carolina’s regionwide reading and discussion program, and “The Big Read,” a reading revitalization program of the National Endowment for the Arts.
The dean of Western Carolina University’s Honors College hopped back aboard his mountain bike on Saturday, Oct. 27, and completed the final 24 miles of his 110-mile pledge bicycle ride to benefit the college’s student scholarship fund.
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.
The dean of Western Carolina University’s Honors College had to pull the plug on his 106-mile bicycle ride for pledges just 16 miles short of his goal, but he plans to return to the Blue Ridge Parkway this coming weekend (Oct. 27-28) to complete the effort.
The dean of Western Carolina University’s Honors College hopes to replicate a successful fundraiser from a decade ago when he begins a three-day bicycle ride to Mount Mitchell to raise scholarship money for the college’s students.