For second-year Master of Fine Art student Jeannie Regan, being chosen as the creative director for the Center for Craft’s newest art installation is an opportunity made possible by faculty and peer support from the MFA program.
The musical duo Jean Dowell and Mike Oberst will be the opening act at Mountain Heritage Day in the Jackson County Tourism Balsam Circle Tent at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30.
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.