UNC System President Margaret Spellings heard directly from some Catamounts who are benefiting from NC Promise during a campus visit Wednesday, Oct. 24.
The quest to find WCU’s next chancellor is back in high gear after the committee leading the search approved minor modifications to an existing leadership statement, tweaked language to advertise the position and formalized the timeline for the search process.
Arthur Salido, WCU’s executive director of community and economic engagement and innovation, is among 56 civic and community leaders chosen to participate in the 2018-19 class of Leadership North Carolina, the state’s premier leadership engagement program.
WCU’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will be offering a workshop focusing on nonprofit budgeting and financial management at the university’s instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville.
The band from Dobyns-Bennett High School will be keeping the Chancellor’s Award, a glass traveling trophy that is presented to the grand champion of WCU’s Tournament of Champions marching band competition, for another year.
Research involving Western Carolina University’s Mosquito and Vector-Borne Infectious Disease Facility is aiding the fight against mosquito-spread La Crosse encephalitis in Western North Carolina and gaining recognition in a publication of the Centers for Disease Control.
Someone currently enrolled at WCU will go on to have a significant career in the leadership of a major American company, predicts one of the country’s leading businessmen.
Susan Martin, an adjunct faculty member in Western Carolina University’s School of Art and Design, is the recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award for her photography.
Clare Twomey, a British artist, researcher and curator, will lecture on “Producing Production: Craft as an Action” on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.