Susan Brummell Belcher, wife of late Chancellor David O. Belcher, received one of the university’s top honors, the Distinguished Service Award, as part of Homecoming activities in November.
The 30th annual event will be held in the Conference Room of Blue Ridge Hall to recognize creative and academic works by faculty and staff.
The series will kick off with a screening of “Dark Girls” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center.
In her unpaid position as a community ambassador on behalf of Western Carolina University during the decade that her husband served as chancellor, Barbara Coulter was known as a gracious hostess who made everyone feel welcomed, at home and very special as honored guests.
Chuck Holmes ’61 is the author of “The Sing,” a novel released by Deeds Publishing of Athens, Georgia. The book, set in the 1950s in a segregated small town, tells the story of a woman’s efforts to get her church’s black choir entered into a local singing competition.
The WCU Alumni Association has announced the slate of the nominees for open positions on its Board of Directors.
A group of four Western Carolina University geology students and alumni kept an eye out for grizzly bears and other wildlife last spring while working on a project to map landslides in one of the crown jewels of the U.S. park system – Yellowstone.
A research paper by Chris Tennant ’07 on the measurement of snowpack, the amount of snow and ice on the ground in high western mountain ranges, received an Editor’s Choice Award from the journal Water Resources Research. Only about 1 percent of articles published annually in the journal receive that recognition.