Posts By: Geoff Cantrell

Mountain Heritage Day’s popular recipe contest to feature corn

Corn will be the featured food for the popular “Best in the West” recipe competition this year at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day. An important part of the landscape, lore and diet of the southern Appalachian region for centuries, from the Cherokee to the early European settlers, corn remains a vital food source into the 21st century.

WCU’s engineering honor society Tau Beta Psi inducts new members

Tau Beta Psi, the local engineering honor society at Western Carolina University, inducted seven new members in a recent ceremony. Tau Beta Psi admits engineering students who rank in the top eighth of the junior class or top fifth of the senior class and have demonstrated moral character and a commitment to service.