Telephone service on the campus of Western Carolina University will be interrupted sporadically for brief periods during the evening of Friday, Sept. 18, as workers perform routine maintenance on the system.
Chilly April rain and wind didn’t dampen the enthusiasm Thursday (April 3) as Western Carolina University broke ground for a pair of residence halls – facilities described by WCU trustees vice chair Steve Warren as “a place where friendships are forged and the power of thought is tested.”
Beginning Monday, Aug. 20, Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff who live in off-campus housing can take a Jackson County Transit bus to Western. The shuttle service will operate with one bus making the circuit every half hour throughout the day Monday through Friday starting at 7 a.m., with the last run to the campus beginning at 4:30 p.m. and ending at 5 p.m.
The Western Carolina University board of trustees approved an agreement with one of the nation’s largest wireless telecommunications companies that will mean fewer dropped calls for its Cullowhee-area customers and an additional $15,000 annually in university coffers.
The first new building constructed at Western Carolina University in more than 17 years opened for business Saturday, Nov. 1, as U.S. Rep. Charles Taylor joined university officials to cut the ribbon on the Center for Applied Technology, a high-technology training facility built with nearly $8 million in federal funds.