Ribbon-cutting set Sept. 30 for Western’s renovated Killian Annex

CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, to allow members of the campus and surrounding communities to tour its newly remodeled Killian Annex Building, home to many of the university’s student support offices.

A student passes by the front of the recently renovated Killian Annex, home to many of Western's student support activities.

A student passes by the front of the recently renovated Killian Annex, home to many of Western’s student support activities.

Originally built in 1968, Killian Annex for many years housed the university’s developmental evaluation programs and clinical activities in mental health. After the recently completed $2.9 million in renovations, funded by the 2000 N.C. Higher Education Bond Issue, the building now contains redesigned classrooms and offices for university instruction and student activities.

The facility includes Western’s new One Stop Student Support Center, which is designed to enable students to conduct a wide range of university-related business in one single location, instead of traveling to offices spread out across campus.

Located within the One Stop center are the Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Registrar, Cat Card and Advising offices. Killian Annex also contains offices for Catamount Academic Touring Center, Career Services/Cooperative Education and Student Support Services.

The building is named in honor of the late Carl Dan Killian, who served as dean of the College of Education and Allied Professions during his four decades of service to the university.

For more information, contact Mardy Ashe, director of Career Services, at (828) 227-3812.