The Western Carolina University Freshman Leadership Institute will host a 5K campus run at 4 p.m. Friday, April 25, to help kick off the annual campus spring carnival and raise money for CuRvE, the Cullowhee Revitalization Endeavour.
Students in the hospitality and tourism program at Western Carolina University are a force behind the town of Dillsboro’s inaugural Appalachian Growers’ Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Monteith Farmstead.
The Western Carolina University chapter of First Book, a non-profit organization, has awarded $2,500 in Borders Books gift cards to a Jackson County school and an after-school program in Haywood County as part of a literacy promotion program.
“Know Your Region,” an educational program developed by Western Carolina University’s Institute for the Economy and the Future, has been recognized as a national model by the U.S. Economic Development Administration and will be featured in the EDA’s 2007 annual report as one of its top investments from that year.
Officers with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office have been returning to the classroom recently to learn basic “survival Spanish” taught by a group of students and their professor from Western Carolina University’s department of modern foreign languages.
More than 600 of the region’s top high school and junior high school mathematics students will compete when Western Carolina University host its 38th annual High School Mathematics Contest on Thursday, April 3.
Ashley Trantham, director of the North Carolina Nurses Association program Hallmarks of Healthy Workplaces, will lead two upcoming presentations about the program, which focuses on improving working conditions for the state’s registered nurses.