Six Western Carolina University students have become a success in the business world before they even graduate. Known as Six String Entertainment LLC, the students majoring in entrepreneurship, marketing and public relations are putting their skills to work to present the second annual Roxaway Music Festival.
Julia Coates, instructional designer for the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, will present “Culture and Nation: Rethinking Race and Class in Interpretations of Cherokee History” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Center.
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.