“The Liars Bench,” a program devoted to preserving, promoting and performing materials dealing with Appalachian heritage and culture, will present a show at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the ground floor auditorium of Western Carolina University’s H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
Brian Railsback, chair of Western Carolina University’s Faculty Senate, completed a mission to ride his bike from Cullowhee to Raleigh to raise awareness about that faculty group’s new Student Support Fund, and then he topped it off with a meeting with N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper.
Western Carolina University is fortunate to have many high-quality international partnerships with other universities, including 32 bilateral partnerships in 16 countries as of this spring, says Ling LeBeau, director of the university’s Office of International Programs and Services.
Western Carolina University’s Concert Band and Symphonic Band will take the stage at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, for their final performance of the spring semester.
For Western Carolina University’s Laura Wright, being an English professor isn’t just teaching students about words upon a page. Wright, a member of WCU’s English Department faculty since 2005, was recently named one of the top teachers in the University of North Carolina System.