Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions is the recipient of a major grant from the North Carolina General Assembly to aid in the preparation of future school leaders and administrators.
WCU associate professor of history will speak on “The U.S. Army and Nuclear Deterrence, 1955-1991: A European Historical Context” as the Carolina Roundtable on the World Wars meets Wednesday, Oct. 17.
WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will offer a workshop focusing on “Building Cultural Competency and Diversity Within Nonprofits” on Friday, Oct. 19, at Biltmore Park in Asheville.
A recent collaboration of Western Carolina University and the Canton Area Historical Museum preserves aspects of an important era of Haywood County and Western North Carolina, and gives the public an easy access to peek into the past.
Ken Langone, co-founder of Home Depot and well-known philanthropist, will speak on life and work as part of Western Carolina University’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Monday, Oct. 22.
“Meta Music: A Celebration of Song” will be performed Thursday, Oct. 18, in the John Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
David and Marie Brinkley believe in the Catamounts so much they donated $400,000 to improve the weight-lifting facility at Western Carolina University, their alma mater, which benefits all WCU athletes. Yes, they’ve been blessed with money, they say, but the joy is in helping others.
Garrett Fisher, WCU instructor of Spanish, received his doctorate in educational leadership in May from the University of New England.
Heading out on a student recruitment tour to three central North Carolina cities right after hurricane remnants pass through those areas might seem like an iffy proposition, but the contingent that participated in WCU on Tour last week welcomed standing-room-only crowds.