WCU students Andrew Benton and Aaron Marshall were recognized as having the best presentations during WCU’s inaugural Discovery Forum, an event designed to encourage young people to share innovative ideas for making their communities better places to live.
A member of WCU’s history department faculty will discuss the early to mid 20th-century migration of Western North Carolina residents to Washington state during a Thursday, April 11, presentation at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center.
Jessie Swigger, assistant professor in WCU’s Department of History, has been named a recipient of the North Carolina Museums Council’s Award of Special Recognition for her work in support of “Journey Stories."
David Dorondo, WCU associate professor of history, will deliver a presentation titled “Administering Terror: The Wannsee Conference” as the Carolina Round Table on the World Wars meets Thursday, Nov. 8.
A series of free public programs being held in conjunction with the “Journey Stories” exhibit at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center will continue over the coming weeks at the WCU museum and at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva.