The conference room of Blue Ridge Hall was packed during the afternoon of Tuesday, March 28, for the “Africa Campus Theme Showcase,” a celebratory event marking the culmination of Western Carolina University’s interdisciplinary learning theme for the past two academic years, “Africa! More than a Continent.”
Western Carolina University’s Staff Senate will host its annual open forum with Chancellor David O. Belcher and Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the conference room of Blue Ridge Hall.
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The Nile Project, a cross-cultural collaboration that uses music to connect residents living along Africa’s legendary Nile in efforts to cultivate the sustainability of the river, will visit Western Carolina University for a performance and to take part in other activities Monday, March 13, and Tuesday, March 14.
Western Carolina University’s 2016 original radio-style production of “Blackbeard’s Ghost and the Queen Anne’s Revenge” has won a “best of festival” award from the national Broadcast Education Association.
Nominations for Western Carolina University’s Staff Senate are being accepted through Wednesday, Feb. 15. Members serve in an advisory capacity to the chancellor and other decision-makers and meet monthly to discuss staff members’ ideas and concerns.
Members of the Western Carolina University community will have an opportunity to learn about the university’s ongoing reaccreditation efforts with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges during an open forum set for Thursday, Feb. 9.