Mountain Heritage Center

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Professor to discuss new book on mountain dance

Warren Wilson College professor Phil Jamison will discuss his new book, “Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics: Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance,” and demonstrate a step or two, at Western Carolina University on Thursday, Oct. 29.
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Mountain Heritage Day contest winners announced

Western Carolina University’s 41st annual Mountain Heritage Day festival, held Sept. 26 on the campus in Cullowhee, provided many varied opportunities for local residents to compete with – and be honored for – their unique skills. Results are listed below.
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Remembering the impact of former dean Cliff Lovin

Monday, Aug. 17, brought more than the start of a new academic year. It also brought news that WCU had lost an important leader who served at critical periods of the institution’s history. The night before, Clifford Ramsey Lovin lost his fight with cancer.