Led from a dark stretch limousine by the sounds of a wailing bagpipe, John W. Bardo and wife Deborah joined a lawn full of faculty, staff, students and other friends at the A.K. Hinds University Center on Monday, April 25, to celebrate Bardo's 10 years as chancellor of Western Carolina University.
Western Carolina University decided to add a little warmth to the cold winter nights back in January by sponsoring a series of informal old-time and bluegrass music jam sessions and traditional dance gatherings -- open to everyone in the region with a hankering to pick, sing and kick up their heels.
Western Carolina University presented its top faculty and staff awards for teaching, research and service for the 2004-05 academic year Friday, April 22, at its annual spring General Faculty Meeting and Awards Convocation.
A ceremony Friday, April 15, to recognize promotions within the Asheville Police Department looked a bit like a class reunion as half of the officers moving up in the ranks are graduates of Western Carolina University.