A contingent of 10 Western Carolina University students traveled to Albany, New York, recently to represent the university at the 28th annual National Latino Collegiate Conference, hosted by the University of Albany.
Carrying signs protesting bigotry and promoting tolerance, a group of Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff gathered around the fountain area in the center of campus at noon Tuesday, March 27, to show support for the university’s students of color and other underrepresented communities on campus.
Seven members of the Western Carolina University student body have been chosen to serve as Diversity Student Ambassadors and will focus on peer education around diversity and inclusion by developing and assisting with programs directed at all communities on campus.
More than 100 Western Carolina University faculty, staff and students braved steady rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey to make their way to A.K. Hinds University Center on Thursday, Aug. 31, in a show of campus unity in the wake of heightened racial tension and divisiveness across the U.S. following recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia.