Western Carolina University’s Staff Senate will host its annual open forum with Chancellor David O. Belcher and Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the conference room of Blue Ridge Hall.
Western Carolina University will hold a public information forum in Cashiers for parents interested in enrolling their children in the Catamount School, the new laboratory school being established for children in grades six, seven and eight at Smoky Mountain High School.
Western Carolina University has been recognized as a “voter friendly campus” while student and faculty organizers who worked toward active participation during the 2016 election received numerous honors for their civic engagement.
Students and faculty members from Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics and Department of Biology will be hosting “Science at the Market Day” on Saturday, April 8, at the Jackson County Farmers Market in downtown Sylva.
A Western Carolina University professor and consultant will lead a one-day workshop focusing on “Crisis Communication Planning and Response: How to Communicate Before, During and After a Crisis” on Friday, April 7, at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.
All the commercial space on the ground floor of Noble Hall, Western Carolina University’s new mixed-use facility on Centennnial Drive, is now fully operational after a low-key “soft opening” was held for MadStone Cafe and Catching Light Books, a combination eatery and bookstore, on March 28.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Accessibility Resources will be hosting Autism Awareness Month in April to promote diversity, acceptance and inclusion for all WCU students who identify on the spectrum.
Western Carolina University’s Department of English, the student-run journal The Nomad and the Society of Professional Communicators will be hosting their inaugural conference for undergraduate research, “Interdisciplinary Innovations: Approaches to Global Concerns,” from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Friday, April 7, in Conference Room A of Blue Ridge Hall.