Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff are playing an increasingly important role behind the scenes in organizing and staging Folkmoot USA, the Haywood County-based international festival of folk music and dance that kicks up its heels for the 34th year beginning Thursday, July 20.
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded a $25,000 grant in support of a contemporary Native American art exhibit scheduled for display at the Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum from Monday, Aug. 21, through Friday, Dec. 8.
A group of Western Carolina University students taught by John Whitmire, associate professor and head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in citizen advocacy on behalf of the international humanitarian organization CARE.
Officials at Southwestern Community College are gathering information from constituents as they begin developing the college’s new strategic plan, which will guide the institution into the next decade.
Tom Belt, Western Carolina University’s Cherokee Language Program coordinator, will be a keynote speaker during the opening ceremony for an exhibit, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” at Jackson County Public Library at 6 p.m. Friday, June 23.
For the sixth consecutive year, students from Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in human resources provided online human resources consultation services at no cost for organizations across the U.S.
After spending nearly four days on Western Carolina University’s Cullowhee campus, professor Mo Mo Thant was able to take valuable information back to her native country of Myanmar as it undergoes a massive education reform.
Teams of Western Carolina University senior engineering and engineering technology students lent their expertise to businesses and other organizations across Western North Carolina during the spring semester as they completed capstone projects through which they designed and prototyped a product, device, process or system for those organizations.
A new 600-bed residence hall planned for the upper section of the Western Carolina University campus took one step closer to becoming a reality as the WCU Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed a design concept for the building.
Ivy Demetria Gibson, senior strategic business partner in human resources at Mission Health in Asheville, has been named assistant general counsel and chief compliance officer at Western Carolina University, effective June 1.