A tiered system of gradual increases in rates paid by Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff for the privilege of parking on campus will resume for the 2017-18 academic year, university officials have announced.
Organizers of Western Carolina University’s Dance Marathon reported that this year’s event and other fundraising activities have resulted in a total of $21,510.72 being raised for the Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina.
A Western Carolina University student mountain biker who regularly trains on the university’s trail system rode away with two national championship medals at a recent competition held in West Virginia.
Members of the Western Carolina University Student Social Work Association are partnering with Cullowhee United Methodist Church to offer a free pre-Thanksgiving meal to local residents in need Friday, Nov. 18.
Western Carolina University’s Arts and Cultural Events series will present a free screening of the experimental movie “Hotel Dallas” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center. Following the showing of the film, directors Sherng-Lee Huang and Livia Ungur will discuss their work with the audience.
Western Carolina University’s efforts for early voting at a campus polling place exceeded expectations, organizers said. This election year, WCU had for the first time an early voting site, which was established through the efforts of the national Campus Vote Project, WCU’s Center for Service Learning and the Jackson County Board of Elections.
International Education Week is Nov. 14-17 and will feature several events around campus. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and worldwide exchange.
Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present an evening concert on campus by the Assembly Quartet on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The 7:30 p.m. performance in the recital hall of the Coulter Building is free and open to the public.