Groups scheduled to appear are the WCU Horn Choir, the university tuba and euphonium quartet, two saxophone quartets and the Balsam Brass Quintet.
A multimedia campaign will specifically target disadvantaged communities in the state, using television commercials, targeted social media promotions, ads on streaming services and radio spots.
The number of WCU students casting ballots nearly doubled from the 2014 midterm election to the 2018 midterm election.
Western Carolina University Chancellor Kelli R. Brown and Southwestern Community College President Don Tomas established the Catamount Compass Program during a signing ceremony.
The group will convene from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Multipurpose Room 232.
Permanent staff members who have a year or more of service at the university are eligible, with maximum individual funding set at $750.
The class will meet on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. beginning Oct. 22 and continuing through Nov. 19.
The university conferred degrees on 237 students who completed their studies, and 124 students have been named to the dean’s list.
Chancellor Kelli R. Brown's first campus forum was held before a standing-room-only crowd at A.K. Hinds University Center Tuesday, Sept. 25.