The national search was led by a campus committee chaired by Jeff Ray, dean of the College of Engineering and Technology, and completed with the assistance of the Buffkin-Baker executive search firm.
The partial eclipse will begin at 10:33 p.m. on Jan. 20, and totality will start at 11:41 p.m. and last for a little over an hour.
Twenty WCU students will be selected to receive $5,000 each for the 30-hours-a-week internships at various nonprofit organizations across Western North Carolina.
WCU is conducting a national search to fill the dean’s position currently held by Douglas Keskula.
The summary includes grants awarded at the university during the month of November 2018.
A U.S. Forest Service grant provided for renovations to WCU's holding facility for archaeological collections associated with the Cherokee and located on the ground floor of the McKee Building.
The Lily Cai Dance Company will perform at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center as part of Western Carolina University’s Lunar New Year Celebration.
Western Carolina University’s Sunday Cinema Series continues Sunday, Jan. 20, with the screening of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at 3 p.m. at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Tying in with WCU's learning theme “Defining America,” the lecturer from The Hague University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands will speak on “Re-Defining Us in All of Our Richness.”