The spotlight will shine on student research at Western Carolina University at the 2019 Research and Scholarship Celebration. The RASC will feature approximately 200 presentations by undergraduate and graduate students over the two days, and faculty, students and community members are welcome to attend, said Kloo Hansen, WCU’s undergraduate research coordinator in the Office of the Provost.
Geoff Cantrell, public communication specialist in WCU’s Office of Communications and Public Relations, was elected to the board of directors for the College News Association of the Carolinas as the organization held its annual meeting recently in Greenville, South Carolina.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, presented her paper, 'The Cecilian Reforms: Exploring the Past in the Roman Rite,' at the 40th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association, which convened March 7-9 in Kansas City, Missouri.
The event is hosted by WCU’s History Department and organized by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Western Office.
WCU's College of Education and Allied Professions is one of five teacher education programs across the state chosen to participate.
Representatives from the university and the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority hope to engage with local county and municipal officials to seek feedback on how to proceed.
Institutions were held accountable for planning and implementing practices that encouraged their students to register and vote in the 2018 elections and in the coming years.
The contingent from WCU will join competitors from about two dozen colleges and universities from 14 southeastern states.
WCU's home community landed on a top-20 list that also includes Bozeman, Montana; Breckenridge, Colorado; and Key West, Florida.