Western Carolina University has a Halloween night treat for horror movie fans, with a special showing of “Nightmare on Elm Street II” featuring commentary by the film's director, who recently joined the faculty at Western.
The nation's newly appointed poet laureate, Ted Kooser of Nebraska, will bring his straightforward style of Great Plains-flavored verse to Western Carolina University for a public reading Sunday, Nov. 7.
Ron Rash, the Parris Distinguished Professor of Appalachian Studies at Western Carolina University, is among a group of poets from across the nation who recently served on the National Endowment for the Arts panel that selected recipients of the agency's creative writing fellowships in poetry.
As membership tops 300 in Western Carolina University's marching band, the musical unit known as “The Pride of the Mountains” is forming a new band boosters organization called “Partners for Pride” to help raise money for scholarships for student musicians.
More than 80 writers from across the state will meet to read from their works and honor Raleigh author Sally Buckner during the annual N.C. Writers Conference on Saturday, July 31, at Western Carolina University.
Judges for Western Carolina University 's 2004 Annual Student Art Exhibition awarded “Best in Show” honors to senior Joel Queen for his sculpture “Drifting,” one of 185 entries in this year's competition.
Three candidates for the position of director of the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University will visit campus this month for public presentations and question-and-answer sessions.