An eyewitness to the oppressive apartheid system of South Africa will be the featured speaker as Western Carolina University’s Office of International Programs and Services sponsors a series of events during International Education Week, Monday through Friday, Nov. 16-20.
In November 2009, the Office of International Programs and Services will promote and sponsor International Education Week 2009 (IEW) across the WCU campus and into the surrounding community of Cullowhee.
The Western Carolina University Communication Student Organization is assisting the Jackson County Motorcycle Association with the third annual Toy Run Parade to benefit the Jackson County Christmas Store.
A Western Carolina University astrophysicist will deliver a lecture titled “What Is It About 2012? The Maya Calendar, Astronomy and the Popular Imagination” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the auditorium of WCU’s Natural Sciences Building.
Western Carolina University will host a workshop, “Who is Lilly Ledbetter and Why Do I Care? Current Issues in Employment Law,” from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Room 143 of the Camp Building.
The Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University will be transformed at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, into a live radio studio very similar to one used by CBS radio station KNX in Hollywood 65 years ago to broadcast the most popular Armed Forces Radio show to GIs during World War II: “Command Performance, USA!”
Some 300 students from the mountains and piedmont of North Carolina will be judged on their theatrical skills as Western Carolina University hosts a western regional competition of the North Carolina Theatre Conference’s High School Play Festival on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7.