The purple side of Western Carolina University’s traditional purple and gold colors will be much more in prominence at the university’s fall commencement ceremonies as students receiving bachelor’s degrees will be switching from wearing mostly black to predominately purple academic regalia.
For 30 patrons of the Waynesville center of LifeSpan, a non-profit organization serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, an activities expo at Western Carolina University was an ideal field trip.
A tiered system of gradual increases in rates paid by Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff for the privilege of parking on campus will resume for the 2017-18 academic year, university officials have announced.
Organizers of Western Carolina University’s Dance Marathon reported that this year’s event and other fundraising activities have resulted in a total of $21,510.72 being raised for the Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina.
A Western Carolina University student mountain biker who regularly trains on the university’s trail system rode away with two national championship medals at a recent competition held in West Virginia.
Members of the Western Carolina University Student Social Work Association are partnering with Cullowhee United Methodist Church to offer a free pre-Thanksgiving meal to local residents in need Friday, Nov. 18.
Western Carolina University’s Arts and Cultural Events series will present a free screening of the experimental movie “Hotel Dallas” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center. Following the showing of the film, directors Sherng-Lee Huang and Livia Ungur will discuss their work with the audience.