The lack of broadband internet access in rural areas of Western North Carolina and the quest to find long-term employees for outdoor recreation-related businesses were a couple of the challenging issues highlighted as WCU hosted its inaugural Outdoor Economy Conference.
Twenty-two of the top high school marching bands from the Carolinas, Georgia and Tennessee will be competing at the 18th annual Tournament of Champions, which will be hosted by WCU's Pride of the Mountains Marching Band.
Results have been announced from the Cullowhee Canoe Slalom, a paddling competition held recently on the Tuckaseigee River near the Western Carolina University campus.
Political commentator, community organizer and independent journalist Rosa Clemente will be Western Carolina University’s Civil Discourse Speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom.
Sylva storyteller Gary Carden will perform his iconic “Blow the Tannery Whistle” on Thursday, Oct. 18, as part of the ongoing “The Way We Worked” exhibit being hosted by Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.
It’s all in the family for Amy Kilby, Samir Hafiz and Jerry Matheny when it comes time to shake the money tree for Western Carolina University’s student-athletes. All three are enthusiastic participants in WCU’s Greek Challenge – now in its fifth season – which rallies members of past and present fraternities and sororities at WCU to pony up big bucks and to join the Catamount Club all in support of athletic scholarships.
The University of North Carolina System launched the “We Promise” campaign Oct. 2 to promote affordable college opportunities for every North Carolinian.
Ricardo Nazario-Colón, Western Carolina University’s chief diversity officer, first caught the poetry bug as a youngster in Puerto Rico.
Five days of events geared toward preparing WCU undergraduate students for graduate study is coming up with the inaugural Graduate Education Week – Monday, Oct. 15, through Friday, Oct. 19.