The structure, manufactured in Chattanooga, was installed this week with an expected opening date for pedestrian traffic of Thursday, Nov. 15.
Activities organized through the Office of International Programs and Services will be held Monday, Nov. 12, through Friday, Nov. 16.
WCU's Wind Ensemble will perform a concert entirely of Russian compositions in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.
The event will include a screening of the documentary “Bus Stop Jobs” and an open discussion about poverty and economic mobility in North Carolina.
The Department of Campus Activities is looking to get the campus into the holiday spirit with “The Nutcracker” at the Bardo Arts Center followed by Holidays at the A.K. Hinds University Center.
The Handmade Holiday Sale will take place from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, throughout the lobby of John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
The event provides an opportunity to tour the campus, learn about WCU's award-winning academic programs, and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.
Hannah Sink, a senior from Kernersville majoring in communication sciences and disorders, and Jonah Weston, a junior from Raleigh majoring in communication, are the university's new Homecoming queen and king.
The WCU African-American Alumni Society will host several events surrounding Homecoming, including its first general meeting Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Hospitality Room of Ramsey Regional Activity Center during a post-game reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.