Jeremiah “Jerry” Wolfe, an elder of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Western Carolina University during its May 2017 commencement ceremonies, died Monday, March 12, at the age of 93.
More than a dozen current and former members of the General Assembly and other state officials were among 200-plus who gathered Friday, March 2, for a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the start of construction on WCU’s Tom Apodaca Science Building.
Western Carolina University hosted more than 100 students Saturday, March 10, for a Regional Science Olympiad of interscholastic competitions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings has approved the leadership statement drafted by the 22-member committee that is conducting the search for Western Carolina University’s next chancellor.
A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 16, at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva to celebrate the release of a new book by Anna Fariello, former associate professor for digital initiatives at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library.
Students and faculty from Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen will be staging the hard-hitting drama “Really Really” beginning Thursday, March 22, and continuing through Sunday, March 25, in the Studio Theatre of WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
The Sustainable Energy Initiative at Western Carolina University is seeking environmentally friendly proposals from WCU students, faculty and staff to improve the campus’ sustainability while providing educational value for students at the same time.