The event will feature a discussion with George Ellison and Janet McCue, co-authors of “Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart Biography,” and George Frizzell, former archivist of WCU Special Collections.
The theme for the Sept. 26-27 event in Blue Ridge Hall is “Giduwagi ― Appalachian Historical Ecology.'
Mountain Heritage Day, celebrating Southern Appalachian music, folk arts, dance and culture, will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The new energy production facility is expected to incorporate a portion of the existing structure.
The award offers funding for research and scholarly development to help faculty and staff become more competitive in the pursuit of external grants.
Nearly 300 members of the university community came together for a ceremony recognizing the institution’s first African-American student.
Family, friends and colleagues are mourning the loss of longtime WCU faculty member James Peery Williams Thompson.
Charlie Duke will be featured during an event Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
The ceremony in the Bardo Arts Center performance hall and a reception that will be held afterward in the center's Star Lobby are free and open to the public.