Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen will present a staged reading of “The Amazing Always,” London-based playwright Ross Howard’s newest play, as part of the school’s Niggli New Works Reading Series.
Children’s author and Western Carolina University alumna Anna Browning will read from her book “Tanner Turbeyfill and the Moon Rocks” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at MadStone Cafe & Catching Light Books.
Michael Shaw, professor of philosophy and coordinator of classics at Utah Valley University, will visit Western Carolina University to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series.
Base Camp Cullowhee, Western Carolina University’s outdoor programming organization, will be holding its fifth annual Outdoor Gear Sale and Swap from noon until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, on the lawn of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Sixteen members of Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band drum line had an opportunity to entertain residents of the Qualla Boundary recently as they marched and played in the Cherokee Indian Fair parade.
About 24 percent of Western Carolina University employees holding permanent positions – that’s 363 members of the faculty and staff out of a total of just over 1,500 – have earned at least one degree at the university and thus have a built-in interest in upcoming Homecoming activities through their status as alumni.