Western Carolina University’s efforts for early voting at a campus polling place exceeded expectations, organizers said. This election year, WCU had for the first time an early voting site, which was established through the efforts of the national Campus Vote Project, WCU’s Center for Service Learning and the Jackson County Board of Elections.
International Education Week is Nov. 14-17 and will feature several events around campus. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and worldwide exchange.
Western Carolina University’s School of Music will present an evening concert on campus by the Assembly Quartet on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The 7:30 p.m. performance in the recital hall of the Coulter Building is free and open to the public.
A Student Democracy Coalition survey of Western Carolina University students this week shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with a strong lead over Republican Donald Trump among student voters at the University of North Carolina’s westernmost campus.
Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center is marking a year in its temporary home at Hunter Library, with faculty, staff, students and visitors taking greater advantage of the location and opportunities it has provided.
The neon “OPEN” sign was flipped on in the window of Bob’s Mini Mart last week, signaling the return of a community institution in the heart of the Western Carolina University campus and the opening of the first business located in the university’s new Noble Hall mixed-use facility.
Alexis Anne “Lexi” Ross, a senior from Clyde majoring in nursing, and Darius Jamal “D.J.” Williams, a junior from Indian Trail majoring in theatre arts, were announced as Western Carolina University’s Homecoming queen and king Saturday, Oct. 29.
Western Carolina University’s Free Enterprise Speaker Series looks at international justice and the role of free markets as a global imperative at 4 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Conference Room on Monday, Nov. 7.
Western Carolina University will have an on-campus polling place for early voting from Thursday, Oct. 27, through Saturday, Nov. 5. It was established through the efforts of the Campus Vote Project, a campaign working to remove barriers to voting on college campuses and advocating for changes to expand access to voter registration and the voting process, and WCU’s Center for Service Learning, with assistance from the Jackson County Board of Elections.
Windy Gordon, Western Carolina University assistant professor of psychology, will speak on the topic “Keep Listening Because Life Is Happening” as he presents the university’s annual “Last Lecture” on Wednesday, Nov. 2.