Mountain Heritage Day, the annual celebration of Southern Appalachian culture, will take place Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on campus.
Beverly Collins, professor emeritus at WCU, has been the resident leaf expert for WCU and has again offered her prediction for the 2023 leaf season.
Hannah Broyer is a talent acquisition coordinator at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.
Mike Creason is retiring from teaching swimming lessons at Western Carolina University after 48 years of service to mountain communities.
WCU’s Community Care Program will expand to more counties in Western North Carolina thanks to a $140,000 grant from Dogwood Health Trust.
A groundbreaking, non-invasive archaeological dig is underway at the historic Cherokee township of the Watauga mounds in Macon County.
WCU recently hosted the MedCaT summer camp, a week-long program for Native American and Appalachian high school students interested in pursuing a career in health or biomedicine.
With the warmer, wet weather in Western North Carolina, it is important to be mindful of personal protection from mosquitoes in this region that could carry La Crosse encephalitis.
Three rising seniors from the new Morganton campus of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics spent the last few weeks at WCU’s Highlands Biological Station as part of their research and mentorship program.