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Mountain Heritage Day puts emphasis on old-fashioned fun while organizers stress safety

With Mountain Heritage Day, as with any gathering of large crowds on campus, the safety of guests is the top priority for organizers and staff.  

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Faculty Senate to hold Sept. 27 meeting at University Center

A regular business meeting of WCU's Faculty Senate will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Multipurpose Room at A.K. Hinds University Center.  


School of Stage and Screen presenting classic musical 'Cabaret'

The classic musical “Cabaret” will be staged Thursday, Sept. 27, through Sunday, Sept. 30, by the students and faculty of WCU's School of Stage and Screen.  


Clemson philosophy professor to present Jerry Jackson Lecture

Todd May, professor of philosophy at Clemson University, will visit Western Carolina University to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series.  


'To Write Love On Her Arms' founder will speak on campus

Jamie Tworkowski, founder of “To Write Love On Her Arms,” will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center.  


Renowned sitar player to perform on campus

The sounds of sitar, the instrument that marked a definable moment in 1960s music and remains evocative of India, will return to Western Carolina University.  

Aimee Gornto Alumna of the Month

Aimee Gornto - Alumna of the Month

Meet our Alumna of the Month: Aimee Gornto! She graduated in 2010 with a degree in Anthropology with a concentration in Forensics.   

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Potential for inclement weather affects university event schedules

Concerns related to possible impacts from the remnants of Hurricane Florence have resulted in schedule changes for several events at Western Carolina University.  

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University's chancellor search process resumes; committee to meet Sept. 21

The search for WCU’s next chancellor will officially resume Friday, Sept. 21, as the committee helping select a successor to the late David O. Belcher will hold its first meeting since the July 16 announcement that a finalist for the position had withdrawn from consideration.  

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