A popular component of Western Carolina University’s annual Mountain Heritage Day are the judged and juried contests, and other competitions. At the 43rd annual event held Saturday, Sept. 30, nearly 300 people entered various events with dozens taking home ribbons or trophies.
Lisa Guenther, author of the book “Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives,” will visit Western Carolina University to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series.
The eighth annual Rooted in the Mountains symposium at Western Carolina University brought concepts of Cherokee philosophy and living wellness to campus Thursday, Sept. 28, and Friday, Sept. 29. (Includes audio feature)
“Survivor: Africa” winner Ethan Zohn will deliver the keynote address during Miracle Week, Western Carolina University Dance Marathon’s weeklong series of events designed to promote the organization’s fundraising and awareness campaign for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, and more specifically, the group’s partner hospital – Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health Systems in Greenville, South Carolina.