Since its launch by Western Carolina University in June, the North Carolina Data Dashboard has proven to be an effective and reliable source of information about the westernmost counties, say those involved with the project.
Western Carolina University will host a Global Spotlight Series event on global prognostications by faculty Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the Forsyth Building.
Western Carolina University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is offering free information sessions for anyone interested in stuttering and fluency disorders Monday, Oct. 22, and Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the university’s Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.
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.
The University of North Carolina System launched the “We Promise” campaign Oct. 2 to promote affordable college opportunities for every North Carolinian.