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.
The community event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the arena floor of Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
Topics to be addressed include the basics of genealogical research, information participants will need to research their families, and some of the challenges they can expect along the way.
The firm invited undergraduate financial planning students from across the nation and also covered travel and hotel expenses for them and program directors.
The event also will feature Eternal Quality along with special appearances by Sayre and DJ Joost.
Current dean Douglas Keskula announced in April 2018 his intention to return to a faculty position in the Department of Physical Therapy.
The co-authors of “Race Neutrality: Rationalizing Remedies to Racial Inequality” will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in Room 101 of the Forsyth Building.
With a focus on best practices for helping students transfer from community colleges to UNC System institutions, the event will be held Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m.