The State Bureau of Investigation and the Western Carolina University Police Department are working to determine the cause of a small fire that forced about 400 students and staff members to evacuate Walker Residence Hall for five hours during the afternoon and evening of Monday, Feb. 13.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center, in partnership with One Dozen Who Care, will host a display on the cultural history and musical traditions of the region’s African-American community that will later be presented in neighboring towns as a traveling exhibit.
Western Carolina University’s 2016 original radio-style production of “Blackbeard’s Ghost and the Queen Anne’s Revenge” has won a “best of festival” award from the national Broadcast Education Association.
When Sky Sampson, director of WCU's Cherokee Center, learned that the university chose Cherokee as its campus learning theme for the 2017-18 academic year, she couldn’t wait to relay the news to the Cherokee community. After a campuswide vote, Cherokee was the overwhelming choice as the next theme.
Western Carolina University students who achieved chancellor’s list status for their fall semester academic work were honored at a Monday (Feb. 6) event that also included a presentation by educator and spoken-word poet Donovan Livingston.
A book by a Western Carolina University political science professor and a former WCU colleague examines the American South in contemporary terms of its population and how Southerners view themselves ― and are viewed ― in today’s world.
An open house set for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, will showcase the capabilities of an experimental “bring-your-own-device” e-classroom in Room 313 of Forsyth Building, which has become a testing ground for learning spaces in the new natural sciences building to be constructed on campus.
Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff and local residents are invited to attend a grand opening event for HOMEBASE College Ministry, which is operating on campus in the former Baptist Student Union Building.
The finish line is in sight for Western Carolina University’s nearly three-year process to reaffirm its accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, with an open forum set for February in advance of an official campus visit from a team of external reviewers in April.