Western Carolina University’s newest Catamounts will receive their official welcome to the university during the 2017 New Student Convocation beginning 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
The 2017-18 Mainstage season of Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen features Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, beloved theatrical classics and new works along with two dance showcase events and the school’s renowned end-of-the-year film festival.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Day requires behind-the-scenes work before, during and after to run smoothly. The men and women who perform those duties are the unsung heroes for the annual event.
The second season finale of “David Holt’s State of Music” series featuring bluegrass, traditional gospel and old-time music is set for broadcast Thursday, July 27, at 10 p.m. on UNC-TV and features performances recorded at Western Carolina University.
The Performance Series of Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center opens Thursday, Sept. 7, with The HillBenders, a bluegrass group from Springfield, Missouri, performing The Who's "Tommy."
Dulcimer players from around the region and Southeast will be gathering at Western Carolina University for two upcoming events – the 17th annual Dulcimer U Summer Week and Dulcimer U Hammer Dulcimer Weekend.
Western Carolina University’s undergraduate program in emergency medical care will host its third annual Emergency Medical Care Summer Seminar on campus in Cullowhee to provide guidelines for assessment and care of burn patients in the first 24 hours and treatment for shock.
A delegation of educators from the Republic of Botswana will visit Western Carolina University for a week beginning Monday, July 17, as part of a continuing collaboration to address special needs students in that country.
The faculty of the Mountain Collegium will present a recital of medieval, renaissance, baroque and contemporary music on early and folk instruments at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the recital hall of Western Carolina University’s Coulter Building.
Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center will present Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Enoch Arden: A Melodrama” at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, in the art center’s Studio Theatre.