With the popular Mountain Heritage Day community festival returning to campus, nominations are being sought for Mountain Heritage Awards to honor an individual and an organization for contributions to Southern Appalachian history, culture and folklore.
Enrique Gomez, associate professor of physics and astronomy, urges viewers of the Thursday, June 10, solar eclipse to use only certified, recently-purchased eclipse glasses.
After being canceled in 2020 because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, WCU’s Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards resumed, albeit in a limited capacity form.
Mountain Heritage Day, the festival of cultural traditions presented by WCU, is again being planned as a live, in-person event on Saturday, Sept. 25.
After a series of virtual commencement ceremonies due to COVID-19 in 2020, WCU is holding in-person commencement activities the weekend of May 14-16 at Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
WCU is canceling the modified in-person commencement ceremonies scheduled for Dec. 10-13 and shifting to a series of virtual ceremonies.
WCU is planning a four-day series of ceremonies to honor spring, summer and fall 2020 graduates.
Theatrical stages from coast to coast may have gone dark in this time of social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but that has not stopped the folks from the School of Stage and Screen at Western Carolina University from sharing their talents with the public.The livestream scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, April 17 can be watched here.
The spotlight will shine on student research at Western Carolina University at the 2019 Research and Scholarship Celebration. The RASC will feature approximately 200 presentations by undergraduate and graduate students over the two days, and faculty, students and community members are welcome to attend, said Kloo Hansen, WCU’s undergraduate research coordinator in the Office of the Provost.