Lane Perry, director of WCU’s Center for Service Learning, was among speakers invited to travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the recent introduction of new legislation designed to ensure that higher education institutions are supporting student voter registration and civic engagement.
Members of the Western Carolina University faculty and staff now have a greater incentive to give their brain cells a workout during the summer following a decision by the chancellor’s Executive Council and the Provost Council.
Three faculty members and authors from Western Carolina University’s Department of English will join a university alumnus in participating in a literary festival that is part of a Narrative 4pilot project designed to break down barriers and shatter stereotypes.
Members of the Western Carolina University faculty and staff will be recognized for outstanding teaching, scholarship and service at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, during the annual Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards program.
The Capstone Symposium of Western Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology will take place from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the university’s Belk Building and Center of Applied Technology.
Sometimes the stars dance, and at other times they align just right, such as when Jayme McGhan, as a young boy, fell in love with the classic shark movie “Jaws” and was thus inspired to delve into books about the tragic sinking of a U.S. Navy ship, the USS Indianapolis, during World War II.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and anesthesia simulation education coordinator, accepted an invitation from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation to serve on its 2018 Scholarship Review Committee.
The Catamount Singers and Electric Soul, a Western Carolina University student ensemble, will present its spring concert, “Bring the Beat In!,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Twelve dance pieces, including four choreographed by students, will be featured as students and faculty from Western Carolina University’s Dance Program join together to present the annual Spring Dance Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in Hoey Auditorium.