Since coming to WCU to complete her master’s degree in social work, Rosemary Yelton has seen firsthand the effects the opioid crisis is having on Western North Carolina.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Jerri McLemore, a professor of pathology at Wake Forest University and medical examiner for Western North Carolina, who is also from the Creek Nation of Oklahoma.
In partnership with the Appalachian Women’s Museum and the Jackson County Public Library, WCU’s LIVLAB Artist Collective will be hosting two town hall meetings to gather local stories of women who have built, nurtured and sustained local communities and the region.
A gathering at Hinds University Center provided an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and community members to experience Chinese culture and traditional activities.
Attendees can enjoy a light buffet lunch and maybe take home a door prize donated by local businesses that support the Faculty Staff Giving Champions initiative.
Registration includes morning refreshments and a chance for door prizes.
They were engineers in the making whose lives eventually merged as undergraduate students at Tennessee Technological University.
Witter and his band will take the stage for the WCU Friends of the Arts Annual Friend-Raising Concert.
The sessions will provide an opportunity for new faculty and staff, as well as returning employees, to have a photo made for departmental websites and other official uses.