When former Highlands resident Curtis Meltzer died last year, he left a multimillion dollar estate gift to WCU to support students in the College of Arts and Sciences, increasing his and wife Enid’s overall scholarship endowment to $3.3 million.
The Chancellor's Brunch and Alumni Awards Ceremony included presentation of the Distinguished Service Award to Susan Brummell Belcher, wife of late WCU Chancellor David O. Belcher, and honors for alumni Mary Beth Fallin Hunzaker, Kenny Messer and Elizabeth Ransom.
The structure, manufactured in Chattanooga, was installed this week with an expected opening date for pedestrian traffic of Thursday, Nov. 15.
Activities organized through the Office of International Programs and Services will be held Monday, Nov. 12, through Friday, Nov. 16.
WCU's Wind Ensemble will perform a concert entirely of Russian compositions in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.
The event will include a screening of the documentary “Bus Stop Jobs” and an open discussion about poverty and economic mobility in North Carolina.
The Department of Campus Activities is looking to get the campus into the holiday spirit with “The Nutcracker” at the Bardo Arts Center followed by Holidays at the A.K. Hinds University Center.
The Handmade Holiday Sale will take place from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, throughout the lobby of John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.
The event provides an opportunity to tour the campus, learn about WCU's award-winning academic programs, and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.