A popular component of Western Carolina University’s annual Mountain Heritage Day are the judged and juried contests, and other competitions. At the 43rd annual event held Saturday, Sept. 30, nearly 300 people entered various events with dozens taking home ribbons or trophies.
The eighth annual Rooted in the Mountains symposium at Western Carolina University brought concepts of Cherokee philosophy and living wellness to campus Thursday, Sept. 28, and Friday, Sept. 29. (Includes audio feature)
Western Carolina University’s Rapid Center, a regional source for business and entrepreneurial assistance, will gain some assistance itself in the form of a U.S. Economic Development Administration grant.
The Western Carolina University Staff Senate will be selling newly redesigned WCU holiday ornaments and collecting donations during the 43rd annual Mountain Heritage Day on Saturday, Sept. 30, with all proceeds and donations to benefit the Staff Senate Scholarship Fund.