Liz Murray, the subject of Lifetime Television’s Emmy-nominated original film “Homeless to Harvard,” is the keynote speaker for Western Carolina University’s ceremony honoring those on the 2019 fall semester chancellor’s list.
The WCU project will develop academic collaborations with community partners to provide physical therapy students with skills to better assist people with Parkinson’s and their care partners.
To honor former WCU student Amber Parker, her former dance team coaches — Jessica Graning, Lindsi Cauley and Amy Manshack — created the Amber Parker Memorial Annual Scholarship, which offers $1,000 in scholarship support to a qualifying dance team member each year.
The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees approved a resolution in support of a rapid conclusion to a months-long impasse between the General Assembly and Gov. Roy Cooper that has tied up salary increases for faculty and staff, delayed funding for a replacement to WCU’s aging steam plant and forced university officials to consider slowing enrollment growth.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED ON A FUTURE DATE.
Students will practice grammar individually through the online system, with opportunities for conversation through live video.
Oralene Simons will discuss her involvement in, and vision for, the Rev. King legacy at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Scott O. Lilienfeld will be speak on science verses pseudoscience perspective in the Blue Ridge Conference Center on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Among the many musical events on campus is a weekend flute festival.