Western Carolina University’s efforts for early voting at a campus polling place exceeded expectations, organizers said. This election year, WCU had for the first time an early voting site, which was established through the efforts of the national Campus Vote Project, WCU’s Center for Service Learning and the Jackson County Board of Elections.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center will host the premiere of a documentary on early 20th-century outdoors writer and Great Smoky Mountains National Park proponent Horace Kephart on campus Sunday, Nov. 20.
The Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University will present a reading, book-signing opportunity and reception with George Ellison for his latest published work, “Literary Excursions in the Southern Highlands: 50 Nature Essays,” on Thursday, Nov. 17.
Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present an evening concert on campus by the Assembly Quartet on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The 7:30 p.m. performance in the recital hall of the Coulter Building is free and open to the public.
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.