The North Carolina Housing Officers have chosen Lisa Surber, a housing assignments coordinator, as the recipient of its Scott Braswell Housing Function Award.
James Driver Blythe, a criminal justice major from Cherokee, will deliver remarks for the morning ceremony and Emma Mahala Mooney, a Dobson native and business administration and law major, will address the audience for the afternoon event.
Amanda Muse is one of very few female snare drum players who perform at the highest levels of marching band. After overcoming stereotypes and physical challenges, Amanda uses her talent to inspire a new generation of musicians. The Pride of the Mountains Marching Band has given her the opportunity to share her gift with thousands of younger drummers. It has also given her the ride of a lifetime while performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and at the Bands of America Grand Nationals competition in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The only officially sanctioned fund drive conducted on campus for outside organizations began Sept. 24 and wrapped up Nov. 9.
The former trustee enrolled at what was then called Western Carolina College 61 years ago, three years after the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional.
The board also will hold committee meetings and discussions beginning at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.
In 1980, I graduated from Western Carolina University. I was an average student with a modest background and a deep appreciation for the faculty and staff who helped me get through four years of college. I knew even then that my time at WCU had prepared me for a good life, but I had no grand vision of becoming rich or famous.
Classroom spaces in Forsyth and Belk buildings now bear the names of two Western Carolina University corporate partners in recognition of recent contributions from Entegra Bank and Vannoy Construction toward student scholarships and academic program support.
This event in downtown Asheville is described as “a mash-up of an accelerator, a hackathon, and a weekend-long party” for start-up businesses.