Western Carolina University faculty and staff members who are parents and in need of a pre-Thanksgiving outing, minus the kids, can take advantage of a Parents’ Night Out event being offered Friday, Nov. 17, by WCU’s health and physical education students.
As Western Carolina University enrollment continues an upward trend, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the university are working to ensure those numbers include a significant portion of local Native American students.
David A. Shapiro, the Robert Lee Madison Distinguished Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Carolina University, is among this year’s recipients of the most prestigious honor bestowed by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Nine dance works that have been included in the Western Carolina University Dance Program’s studio courses this semester will be featured as students and faculty present the Fall Dance Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Hoey Auditorium.
The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble will present a special concert Tuesday, Nov. 28, featuring the premiere of a new symphony by contemporary American composer and conductor Dan Welcher that draws inspirations from three national parks, including the local Great Smoky Mountains.