An increase in local sponsorships, fast-selling raffle tickets, unique auction items and an authentic Broadway-style experience are providing the right ingredients for Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts to have its “best ever” spring fundraiser, said WCU first lady Susan Belcher, chair of the event organizing committee.
Lori A. Lewis, an advancement executive with nearly 20 years of experience in development and alumni affairs in higher education, will join Western Carolina University later this spring to lead its fundraising efforts.
Current students and recent graduates of Western Carolina University’s master’s program in accountancy did better on the certified public accountant exam ― a requirement for becoming a CPA ― than the national average, results show.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering a four-week Spanish course to help students learn basic communication and vocabulary to use in the community and in professions.
Western Carolina University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday (March 11) to endorse a resolution calling on North Carolinians to vote “yes” for the proposed state bond issue Connect NC, which would provide $110 million for replacement of WCU’s Natural Sciences Building.
Kham Ward, director of the Department of Intercultural Affairs at Western Carolina University, will lead a discussion after a free showing of the documentary “If These Halls Could Talk” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at Mad Batter Food and Film, 617 W. Main Street in Sylva.