Students studying Spanish through Western Carolina University’s modern foreign languages department are working in partnership with the Macon County Public Health Center to reach out and help bridge the communication gap with the Hispanic population.
The Great Life Series, a collaboration between Western Carolina University and Pardee Hospital, will offer “Financial Health and Aging: Challenges and Opportunities” from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Friday, March 13, in Hendersonville.
As part of Western Carolina University’s celebration of Women’s History Month, the Center for Service Learning and the Women’s Center are organizing an improvement project at the Monteith Farmstead in Dillsboro from 2 until 5 p.m. Saturday, March 28.
Middle- and high-school students will work with Western Carolina University students to write, introduce and debate legislation on Saturday, April 4, at the ninth annual American Youth Congress on WCU’s campus.
Two Western Carolina University psychology professors have partnered with Isaac Dickson Elementary School in Asheville on a project that will feature “courageous conversations” about race relations in the community.
More than 200 middle school students from across Western North Carolina were introduced to the teaching profession Tuesday, Feb. 10, as Western Carolina University hosted its annual Middle School Teachers of Tomorrow Conference.
As North Carolina attempts to deal with a chronic shortage of child welfare social workers, Western Carolina University has received a boost in helping to alleviate that problem with its inclusion in the state’s Child Welfare Education Collaborative.
Robert Conley, the Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies at Western Carolina University, is winner of the 2009 Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Oklahoma Center for the Book.
Western Carolina University’s University Chorus, Early Music Ensemble and Concert Choir will present a School of Music concert at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in the recital hall of Coulter Building on Western’s campus.
Artists from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians recently were able to harvest river cane needed for baskets through the revival of a 60-year-old agreement by staffers with the Revitalization of Traditional Cherokee Artisan Resources, an initiative operated through Western Carolina University’s Cherokee studies program.