Staff with Special and Digital Collections at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library recently undertook a project to digitize past editions of the Jackson County Genealogical Society members’ publication and make it publicly available.
Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library will host a free program Thursday, Sept. 28, titled “The Legacy of a Mountain Man: True Adventures in the Smokies,” and presented by Jim Casada, a noted outdoors writer and Smokies enthusiast.
A common term heard lately is “fake news,” a phrase used to describe those fabricated sources purporting to be an actual news outlet ― or a term sometimes bantered about to cast doubt on legitimate news sources. Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library has created four webpages to help inform and educate anyone wanting to discern facts and legitimate news sources.
A future addition to Western Carolina University’s gallery of presidential portraits was unveiled for the first time Thursday, Feb. 23, as the WCU Board of Trustees got a sneak peek at the recently completed likeness of Chancellor David O. Belcher.
Thanks to funding from the University of North Carolina Press, Western Carolina University will reissue the rare regional classic “Twenty Years of Hunting and Fishing in the Great Smokies” by Samuel Hunnicutt, originally published in 1926.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center is marking a year in its temporary home at Hunter Library, with faculty, staff, students and visitors taking greater advantage of the location and opportunities it has provided.
Special Collections at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library recently received a gift of a Cherokee language version of E.B. White’s classic children’s book “Charlotte’s Web.” In turn, WCU presented the New Kituwah Academy, a Cherokee immersion school, with card games for learning Cherokee pronouns and a Cherokee language board game, created by graphic design students and produced by the university’s print shop.