“The Year of the Dog,” a celebration of the Lunar New Year, will offer cultural performances, hand-crafted items and samples of traditional Asian cuisine from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Grandroom of Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center.
North Carolina couple Shari Galiardi and Dave “Hutch” Hutchison left their full-time jobs in higher education more than five years ago to hit the road in their vintage travel trailer in pursuit of a more sustainable and adventurous lifestyle.
An article by Santiago García-Castañón, WCU professor of Spanish, titled “El español en la enseñanza universitaria de los Estados Unidos: retos y oportunidades (Spanish in the Higher Education Setting in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities)” was published in the Actas del II Encuentro de Profesores de Español en Bulgaria (Proceedings of the II Conference of Spanish Professors in Bulgaria).
Nonviolence is being promoted through a series of events being held on the Western Carolina University campus on Tuesday nights through February, with programs featuring communication training, Cherokee perspectives on nonviolence, and a panel discussion and choral celebration.
To address the need for training in digital communication skills, Western Carolina University’s Division of Educational Outreach is partnering with six experts to offer a digital marketing and public relations certificate this spring.
The academic success of 1,395 Western Carolina University students who were named to the chancellor’s list for fall semester 2017 will be recognized and Richard Sneed, principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will deliver keynote remarks during a ceremony set for Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Western Carolina University faculty and staff members can keep up with the activities of the university’s Faculty Senate and Staff Senate by attending public meetings those two bodies have scheduled in February.
After receiving a boost in the form of several substantial donations, the Western Carolina University Faculty Senate’s new Student Support Fund is ready to assist students who are dealing with short-term financial emergencies.