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The summary includes grants awarded at the university during the month of November 2018.
A U.S. Forest Service grant provided for renovations to WCU's holding facility for archaeological collections associated with the Cherokee and located on the ground floor of the McKee Building.
The Lily Cai Dance Company will perform at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of Western Carolina University’s Lunar New Year Celebration.
Western Carolina University’s Sunday Cinema Series continues Sunday, Jan. 20, with the screening of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at 3 p.m. at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Tying in with WCU's learning theme “Defining America,” the lecturer from The Hague University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands will speak on “Re-Defining Us in All of Our Richness.”
“I could just go to school and that was like my place,” said Bevers, now a junior at Western Carolina University. “For me, school was normal and I was normal at school. I didn’t have to think about what was going on at home. It gave me something to distract myself. It was something I was good at.”
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Jim Beddingfield! He graduated from WCU in Summer 1987 with Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.
Among the recent contributions to the campaign is an anonymous estate gift of $1 million to go toward student scholarships.