The April 26 event will include discussion about the needs of the high-tech industry and how to develop collaborative efforts in the 24 westernmost counties.
The cast consists of 15 students from both the School of Music and the School of Stage and Screen.
Proceeds and donations from the event benefit the Motion Picture Student Project Fund, which helps students with the cost of creating their senior thesis films.
The governor visited a forensic science class, viewed construction of the Tom Apodaca Science Building and toured the steam plant and Moore Building.
Topics to be covered include formal and informal introductions, origins and hometowns, shopping, traveling, eating, and clothing and colors.
This time a year ago, Ricardo Nazario-Colón, Western Carolina University’s chief diversity officer, and his graduate assistant, Kevin Trudell, took 10 WCU students to the 28th annual National Latino Collegiate Conference at the University of Albany. As they were returning to Cullowhee, traveling on I-81 south in the middle of the night, someone blurted out, “We need to have our own conference.” The van erupted into cheers. For the rest of the ride, the students began brainstorming and dishing out assignments.
The concert will feature songs best known from performances by Aretha Franklin, The Pentatonix, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Sam Cooke, Pink, and Earth, Wind and Fire.
An image captured by Ashley Evans in WCU’s Photo Services Office was recently featured as the “Photo of the Week” on the Twitter site of NCAA baseball.
The high-tech training is part of a federally funded grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.