Western Carolina University will bestow honorary doctorates on two current Asheville residents, and present a major alumni award to an Asheville native, as the university holds spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 10.
Organizers of Western Carolina University’s second annual CulloWHEE! ArtsFest have announced a slate of headline performers featuring chart-topping rock ‘n’ roll band Collective Soul, legendary bluesman Delbert McClinton, folkabilly queen Nanci Griffith and popular acoustic rock guitarist Edwin McCain.
Western Carolina University’s department of communication and theatre arts and Division of Continuing Education and Summer School are ready to raise the curtain on a new summer season of theatre beginning in June.
Western Carolina University presented its top faculty and staff awards for teaching, research and service for the 2002-03 academic year Friday, April 25, at its annual spring General Faculty Meeting and Awards Convocation.
Friends, family members and county and state officials gathered Wednesday (April 23) to pay tribute to the late H.F. “Cotton” Robinson, chancellor of Western Carolina University from 1974 through 1984, as a section of N.C. 107 that runs by the Cullowhee campus was dedicated as the “Dr. H.F. ‘Cotton’ Robinson Memorial Highway.”
Twelve Western Carolina University undergraduate students hit the road on Monday (April 21) to participate in The Research in the Capital Symposium, a showcase of the best undergraduate research from The University of North Carolina system.
The question of who is ultimately responsible for the operation of safe jails was a hot topic at a Jail Safety Summit on Thursday (April 17) at Western Carolina University, but on one issue there was consensus – everyone involved had better work together to spot safety problems and eliminate them before a tragedy occurs, and not after.