Michael Cleveland and his band Flamekeeper will be the headline musical act for this year’s Mountain Heritage Day to be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sam Hubbard, a rising senior in the communication sciences and disorders program, recently went on a two-week trip to Thailand as part of Therapy Abroad.
WCU alumnus and longtime college football coach Dave Roberts is making gifts and pledges totaling $250,000 to help fund enhancements to his alma mater’s athletics facilities.
WCU’s Fifth-Year Interim Report and the QEP Impact Report were accepted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges without the need for additional follow-up reporting.
The public is invited to attend all Saturday programs and events at no charge as part of the annual Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, which will be held on campus July 19-22.
WCU recently hosted the MedCaT summer camp, a week-long program for Native American and Appalachian high school students interested in pursuing a career in health or biomedicine.
Students and faculty recently returned from three trips to Japan that gave them the opportunity to experience the culture, education, business and tech ventures of the country as part of several travel courses.
Mini-Mountain Heritage Day will take place Wednesday, July 12, from 1:45-4 p.m. on the campus of Western Carolina University.
WCU’s 1889 Impact Grant Program recently wrapped up its second year of providing donor-assisted financial support to campus projects.