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NC Arts Council presents fellowship to School of Art and Design's Susan Martin

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.  

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Clay artist Clare Twomey to lead workshop, lecture at Bardo Arts Center

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.  

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Bardo Art Center’s Halloween offering is ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’

A special screening of the cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.  

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Highlands Biological Station specialist named environmental educator of the year

Patrick Brannon, the outreach education specialist at Highlands Biological Station, has been named environmental educator of the year by the Environmental Educators of North Carolina organization.  

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Homecoming continues through Nov. 4 with concerts, parade, football

Alumni from all over will be converging in Cullowhee as the university celebrates Homecoming 2018 with the theme 'Building a Legacy.'  

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First Thursday concert tied to Mountain Heritage Center exhibit

Western Carolina University’s next First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Series event will feature folklorist, storyteller and musician Lee Knight performing at MadStone Café and Catching Light Books.  

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Telescope observations of moon scheduled at Sylva’s Bridge Park

The Smoky Mountain Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Collaborative will host a telescope viewing on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 6 p.m. at Bridge Park in Sylva.  

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University joins regional partners in grant-funded 'Growing Outdoors' project

Western Carolina University has joined a regional collaborative that plans to use a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to boost an already thriving Western North Carolina outdoor recreation industry to an even higher level.  

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Storm assistance continues for coastal community, school with ties to WCU

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the Western Carolina University community is continuing to come to the aid of those affected, this time gathering supplies destined for a coastal county.  

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