The Angel Trees that sprout around campus after Thanksgiving invite everyone to try on their wings a little early. You just choose a paper ornament from the tree and follow the gift-giving instructions on the back. “Take new, unwrapped gift item(s) to Residential Living by Friday, December 17...”
Western Carolina University's Programs in Asheville will offer a graduate-level course during the spring semester that is designed to help governmental and private-sector officials deal with major disasters.
Western Carolina University is searching for volunteers to assist with a variety of behind-the-scenes tasks associated with bringing the internationally acclaimed Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt to campus in February.
An endowed scholarship fund established by a group of Hickory-area Western Carolina University alumni and friends, an effort spearheaded by banking executive Phillip D. Walker and wife Joan Walker, will enable qualified graduates of Catawba County high schools to attend Western.
A Hollywood screenwriter whose credits include “Hill Street Blues,” “Diagnosis Murder” and “Stargate SG-1” will teach two screenwriting classes during the spring semester at Western Carolina University.
A Vietnam veteran who served as a handler with dogs trained for hazardous duty during the war says the dogs have never received the recognition or the honors they deserve. Perry Money, who worked with his dog “Missy” in Vietnam during the summer of 1970, was the featured speaker for a Veterans' Day program at Western on Thursday, Nov. 11, in the A.K. Hinds University Center.
About 20 freshmen who study together through a learning community at Western Carolina University got a lot more than a grade for a recent classroom project that took them to flood-ravaged Macon County. They also gained a sense of appreciation for what the word “community” really means.