Western Carolina University students are invited to participate in a campuswide project to create works of original art intended to raise awareness about the importance of registering and voting in the November election.
Invoking the words of President John F. Kennedy, who urged Americans to ask what they could do to help their country, U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler challenged Western Carolina University students to get involved in their campus and home communities, instead of simply sitting back and letting government do all the work.
A new book edited by two Western Carolina University political scientists examines the changing face of politics in North Carolina and revisits the state’s long-standing progressive reputation in light of transformations in Old North State politics over the past 50 years.
Western Carolina University student William Styles will get a first-hand look at the political process above and beyond what he is learning in the classroom as a senior majoring in political science when he attends the Democratic National Convention in August.
Students from across Western North Carolina will get a chance to voice their opinions on a variety of local, state and federal government issues while receiving an interactive lesson on the legislative process when they convene in a youth assembly Saturday, April 5, in the Asheville Civic Center Banquet Hall.
Students in two Western Carolina University political science classes in “Active Citizenship” took the title of their courses to heart during the fall semester as they participated in a series of fundraising activities to benefit a pair of local charitable organizations.