Students from Western Carolina University's Theatre in Education program return this month for encore performances of “Young Cherokee” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Cherokee Fairgrounds Pavilion. The event, which is free and open to the public, also features Cherokee artists, storytellers and performers.
A Western Carolina University professor who spent two weeks at “ground zero” of the collapsed World Trade Center will share his recollections as the nation pauses for the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The Western Carolina University Chancellor's Speaker Series will resume in the fall semester as Gen. Richard B. Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visits campus in September for a conversation with Western students and an evening presentation open to the general public.
Western Carolina University is ready to raise the curtain on the second season of theatre, music and dance in its new Fine and Performing Arts Center, with nine shows hitting the boards as part of the 2006-07 performance series, “Galaxy of Stars: Legends on Stage.”
A demonstration of handcrafted Shaker boxes by Chris Behre on Sunday, June 25, will kick off “Crafts at the Center,” the summertime craft demonstration series at Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Center.
Members of the first graduating class of Western Carolina University's new Master of Fine Arts Program will showcase their work in a series of exhibitions in the Fine Art Museum beginning June 23 and continuing through July.
Educators from as far away as Wisconsin and as close as Cullowhee gather at Western Carolina University this month to share what they've learned about teaching – from how to use virtual office hours to “Teaching With Your Mouth Shut” to encourage questions.