“Uncovering Our Forgotten Past: Fort San Juan” focuses on an archaeological site that was an important Native American township and later a Spanish fortification.
Both camps will be led by Max Lanning, a science teacher at Swain County High School and WCU alumnus.
The honors are presented at WCU's annual fall festival of Appalachian culture, Mountain Heritage Day.
The board also will hold committee meetings beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the boardroom.
The MPA program prepares town managers, directors of nonprofit organizations, professors, police officers and other professionals committed to public service.
The coalition states its mission is to protect the nation’s residents, economy and military installations.
Crystal Ellwood constantly toed the line between literature and art up until the moment she decided to pursue her graduate degree in English at Western Carolina University. Her passion for literature and creative arts inspired her to take a more creative approach to her literature masters and paved the way for her first novel.
A panel discussion will focus on land trusts and help shed light on the current status of that aspect of conservation.
Emily Ashe already knew what she wanted to do long before she came to WCU for her bachelor’s degree. Knowing that she wanted to have a future in medicine was a key factor in choosing WCU, where she eventually earned her degree in pre-med biology. Now, she is in the graduate forensic pathology program, after taking a year off for a fellowship with the FBI.