At the end of the month, Jeff Davis, a university physician for more than 30 years, will retire. At his office in the Bird Building, boxes are being packed and photos have been taken off the walls, while files are sorted and bookshelves cleared, and memories fill the increasing emptiness of the room as he prepares for that last day of work here.
Western Carolina University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will begin offering a new specialized clinic for children and adults who stutter. The clinic will be located at WCU’s Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville, beginning in August on Wednesdays and Fridays.
The power of scholarships reaches beyond simply alleviating financial burden from students and their families. Scholarships are oftentimes the determining factor in whether a student pursues a college education at all.
Mountain Heritage Day, the annual celebration of Southern Appalachian culture presented by Western Carolina University, has announced scheduled performers and unveiled a new website for the 2018 festival, to be held Saturday, Sept. 29.
Catherine Carter, a professor of English at Western Carolina University, is the winner of the 2018 James Applewhite Poetry Prize.
A new series of screenings featuring pre-recorded live performances from London and Moscow will be coming to Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Patricia B. Kaemmerling and J. Bryant Kinney, co-chairs of the committee conducting the search for Western Carolina University’s next chancellor, have been notified that the finalist who was put forward for approval by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors has withdrawn from consideration for the position.
An event two years in the making, Western Carolina University and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Education and Training Program partnered this summer to host the first Judaculla Camp.
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Jim Beddingfield! He graduated from WCU in 1967 with a B.A. in Social Science with a concentration in Political Science. He also had taken several business courses and returned in the summer of 1971 to take additional business courses.