Concerns related to possible impacts from the remnants of Hurricane Florence have resulted in schedule changes for several events at Western Carolina University.
The search for WCU’s next chancellor will officially resume Friday, Sept. 21, as the committee helping select a successor to the late David O. Belcher will hold its first meeting since the July 16 announcement that a finalist for the position had withdrawn from consideration.
A reception is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, to mark the opening of the “Defining America” exhibition at WCU's Fine Art Museum.
It won’t be long before the trees that engulf the Western Carolina University campus will be covered with the magnificent colors of fall. For those who have a hard time identifying those trees, WCU students, faculty and alumni have you covered.
Andrew Bobilya, associate professor and director of WCU’s Parks and Recreation Management Program, and Resa Chandler, assistant professor in the Health and Physical Education Program, recently published a paper with co-authors from Prescott College, Montreat College and the Millbrook School.
N. Leroy Kauffman, WCU associate professor of accounting, has been named a recipient of the Old North State Award, one of North Carolina’s highest civilian honors.
Catherine Carter, a WCU professor of English, will join two other poets in presenting a reading at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva.
Grants awarded at WCU during August have been announced by the university's Office of Research Administration.
WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering a Digital Marketing and Public Relations Certificate Program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on six Fridays, beginning Oct. 5 and running through Nov. 16, at the university’s Biltmore Park site in Asheville.