Law enforcement officials have confirmed that charges filed against two individuals in connection with the fatal shooting of a Western Carolina University student earlier this month have been upgraded to murder.
Western Carolina University commemorated its long-lasting relationship with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians by affixing a name from Cherokee legend onto a campus housing facility in a ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 10, rededicating the building as Judaculla Hall.
With the trail system, which includes six separate trails, soon to begin its fifth year as an amenity on the WCU campus, the staff of Base Camp Cullowhee recently has completed several projects designed to improve the experience and improve safety for those who ride, walk and run the trails.
With a steady stream of hungry students filing by in search of dinner, members of one of Western Carolina University’s founding families gathered Thursday (Sept. 14) to take part in the official rededication of a renovated campus building originally named for one of their kinfolk.
Two projects deemed by Western Carolina University officials as necessary to meet the demands of a rapidly increasing student enrollment moved forward as the WCU Board of Trustees selected firms to design a new lower campus residence hall and the university’s first parking deck.
A Western Carolina University committee tasked with revising the university’s “2020 Vision” strategic plan will hold a series of town hall meetings to allow members of the campus and surrounding communities to provide input into the process.