Recognition for four graduating students with perfect GPAs, presentation of an award to one of the UNC System’s premier teachers, and the inspiring success stories of two other graduating students were among the highlights.
Political commentator, community organizer and independent journalist Rosa Clemente will be Western Carolina University’s Civil Discourse Speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom.
For Western Carolina University’s Laura Wright, being an English professor isn’t just teaching students about words upon a page. Wright, a member of WCU’s English Department faculty since 2005, was recently named one of the top teachers in the University of North Carolina System.
Lonnie Johnson, engineer and inventor, will be the guest speaker in Cullowhee on Monday, Feb. 19, as Western Carolina University celebrates Engineers Week. His presentation will begin at 6 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center’s Grandroom.