Catamount athletics fans will find two noticeable changes to the gameday experience at Western Carolina University when the fall football season rolls around in September, including the sale of beer and wine in the stadium and changes to designated tailgating areas.
The action by the board came at its quarterly meeting Friday, March 6, and follows recent high-profile situations in which institutions decided to remove the names of individuals after past allegations or incidents came to light.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. José Galvez will present a program about his photo exhibit “Al Norte al Norte: Latino Life in North Carolina” on Friday, April 3.
The event will be held Wednesday, March 25, and Thursday, March 26. The RASC is WCU’s largest showcase for both graduate and undergraduate academic, research and creative work for the year.
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The event on Monday, March 23, will include a reception, a book reading by Holly Kays, author of “Trailblazers and Traditionalists: Modern Day Smoky Mountain People' and a tour of WCU student developed library exhibits.
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Students, faculty and staff, along with civic and community groups, will collect litter, debris and discarded items along the Tuckaseigee River in this annual event.
The fellowship is a yearlong program emphasizing personal, professional and civic growth for students who have demonstrated a capacity for leadership and an investment in solving public problems.
ALL EVENTS FOR THE SPRING LITERARY FESTIVAL HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. The WCU Spring Literary Festival annually hosts local and national writers, showcasing established and emerging literary talent as part of a free, open to the public celebration.
Western Carolina University will help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the North Carolina Science Festival when it presents “Advances in Forensics: Workshop in Investigative Genetic Genealogy.”