Western Carolina University students may have played a small part in Western North Carolina’s record-breaking voter turnout for this year’s elections, with help from a 2008 North Carolina Campus Compact Vote Initiative grant the university recently received.
Western Carolina University and Western North Carolina public schools are co-sponsoring an Instructional Leadership Summit with the theme of “Strategies for the 21st Century” on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Asheville.
Two years after relocating to Western Carolina University from its longtime home at Duke University, a program known worldwide for its use of science to influence public policy affecting management of U.S. shorelines is establishing a permanent beachhead in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.
Western Carolina University faculty, staff, students and community members will combine their efforts on Saturday, Oct. 25, for Make a Difference Day. Participating in seven projects in Jackson, Macon and Haywood counties, volunteers will assist a variety of organizations.
Rather than spending fall break relaxing at home or traveling leisurely, 14 students from Western Carolina University will visit Atlanta to help children and the homeless, volunteering with community-service agencies from Thursday, Oct. 9, to Monday, Oct. 13.
The mountain rock band Cullowhee, named for the community where its sound was born, will reunite for a show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building at Western Carolina University.
"Cherokee Pottery: People of One Fire," a collection of Cherokee pottery that spans centuries of cultural change, will be on display at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center through Sunday, Nov. 16.