The musical“Carretera de Avilés(Road to Avilés)”had its world premiere Aug. 22 in Asturias, Spain. All the narrative texts of the musical were written by Santiago García-Castañón, WCU professor of Spanish.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and director of graduate programs at the university’s Biltmore Park instructional site, presented six lectures at an international conference held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on May 21-22 and 24-25.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, contributed two entries to “The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained,” the 19th volume in the highly successful “Big Ideas Series.”
Dr. Robert M. “Bob” Failing, an alumnus and longtime benefactor of WCU who received an honorary doctorate from the institution in 2007, died Saturday, Sept. 1, at the age of 89.
CareZone, a free program that provides instruction in understanding mental illness in day-to-day life, will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Cardinal Room at Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center.
A meeting of WCU's Staff Senate is scheduled for 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Kevin A. Trapani, co-founder and CEO of The Redwoods Group and chair of NCWorks, will serve as keynote speaker for a High Impact Leadership Program offered by WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment.
Copies of the fall 2018 edition of Western Carolina University Magazine are now available for faculty and staff pickup at two locations on campus – Hunter Library and H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
While vacationing at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, this summer, Carol Barnao came across a TNT promotion for a T-shirt design contest for the network’s popular crime drama “Animal Kingdom,” which happens to be one of her favorite television shows.