It will be Faculty and Staff Day this Saturday, Nov. 11, as the nationally ranked Western Carolina University football team takes on the Mercer Bears, with all WCU employees offered a free ticket to the game.
It was on Halloween night nine years ago that Western Carolina University’s radio re-creation group staged the famous 1938 Orson Welles broadcast “War of The Worlds” on its 70th anniversary. This year, the group is returning to the frightful holiday to present "A Sci-Fi Double Feature” highlighting H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine” and Jules Verne’s “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”
For Western Carolina University students, a trip abroad could range from a couple of weeks to a full year. Students have access to more than 60 countries. The 11th annual Study Abroad Fair showcased these opportunities for students on Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Colin Wasmund, theatre instructor in Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen, has announced the cast for the upcoming radio production “A Sci-Fi Double Feature” that will feature H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine” and Jules Verne’s “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”
Western Carolina University’s Office of Research Administration will hold two “Learn to Find Funding for Your Research” workshops to assist WCU faculty and staff in gaining financial support for programs and projects.
Today, we highlight the growth of online programs. Across the country, enrollment in online courses and programs has ticked up each year for the last 13, according to the most recent data from the Online Learning Consortium. Western Carolina is no exception to that rule.