With most of the students who make up Western Carolina University’s surging enrollment arriving on campus with their own vehicles, they will need somewhere to park. That’s why the WCU Board of Trustees in September unanimously approved a design for a structured parking facility on an existing surface lot between Ramsey Regional Activity Center and Hennon Stadium, as well as the issuance of special obligation bonds to finance its construction.
Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, presented 'Cold Mountain: A Contemporary Southern Opera' at the peer-reviewed Southern Studies Conference, held at Auburn University at Montgomery on Feb. 1-2.
The free program provides instruction in understanding mental illness in day-to-day life.
Grades three through five will compete on Feb. 20, and grades six through 12 will compete on Feb. 21.
The university conferred degrees on 759 students who completed their studies in the fall semester, and 3,034 students have been named to the dean’s list for that semester.
Derek Pelayo-Quezada and John Lawson Wedthoff are taking part in the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants’ National Financial Plan Competition.
An overall budget of $26 million has been set to cover the cost of the parking improvements, with special obligation bonds to be issued and financed in future years through revenue from university parking rates.