Dr. Robert M. “Bob” Failing, an alumnus and longtime benefactor of WCU who received an honorary doctorate from the institution in 2007, died Saturday, Sept. 1, at the age of 89.
CareZone, a free program that provides instruction in understanding mental illness in day-to-day life, will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Cardinal Room at Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center.
A meeting of WCU's Staff Senate is scheduled for 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Kevin A. Trapani, co-founder and CEO of The Redwoods Group and chair of NCWorks, will serve as keynote speaker for a High Impact Leadership Program offered by WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment.
Copies of the fall 2018 edition of Western Carolina University Magazine are now available for faculty and staff pickup at two locations on campus – Hunter Library and H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
While vacationing at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, this summer, Carol Barnao came across a TNT promotion for a T-shirt design contest for the network’s popular crime drama “Animal Kingdom,” which happens to be one of her favorite television shows.
When Keion Crossen and Detrez Newsome chose to come to Western Carolina University to play football, it wasn’t because they thought Cullowhee was going to be the fast track to the NFL. After all, the last time a Catamount was selected in the NFL draft was 1994.
They traded Western North Carolina for central Washington, where he farmed and she taught school. When it came time to settle their affairs and with no children of their own, Harold and Henrietta Saltz Anderson looked homeward, to North Carolina.
Western Carolina University clarinetist Shannon Thompson and pianist Lillian Pearson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building on the WCU campus.