Jim Witter and his band return to the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Sept. 16, to present the WCU Friends of the Arts’ annual “friend-raising” concert.
Western Carolina University is again ranked as a top university by U.S. News and World Report, moving up in two regional categories of its “Best Colleges of 2019” guidebook and included in two national categories.
Political commentator, community organizer and independent journalist Rosa Clemente will be Western Carolina University’s Civil Discourse Speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom.
Western Carolina University’s accountancy program will hold its annual fall banquet at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the Waynesville Inn in Waynesville.
The Clean Air Carolina advocacy group recently provided air quality monitors at two Western Carolina University locations for both research and providing real-time data to the public.
The musical“Carretera de Avilés(Road to Avilés)”had its world premiere Aug. 22 in Asturias, Spain. All the narrative texts of the musical were written by Santiago García-Castañón, WCU professor of Spanish.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and director of graduate programs at the university’s Biltmore Park instructional site, presented six lectures at an international conference held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on May 21-22 and 24-25.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, contributed two entries to “The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained,” the 19th volume in the highly successful “Big Ideas Series.”
Dr. Robert M. “Bob” Failing, an alumnus and longtime benefactor of WCU who received an honorary doctorate from the institution in 2007, died Saturday, Sept. 1, at the age of 89.