Archives for February 15, 2011

University leadership team outlines budget strategies

A budget discussion was held on Jan. 31 in the Fine and Performing Arts Center to provide faculty, staff and students an opportunity to hear possible budget-reduction strategies from the university’s senior leadership team, and a chance to give feedback and suggestions.

Safety Fair planned for March 23

Members of CatTracker and other local emergency organizations planned a safety fair potentially set for March 23. Various members of the police, fire department, and EMS, of Jackson County as well as campus police organized the fair. “The primary purposes of the safety fair are to increase awareness of CatTracker as well as general safety awareness,” says Tammi […]

Last second free throw saves Catamounts

With the game tied at 68, and the game clock expiring, Western Carolina freshman guard Trey Sumler was fouled on a last second shot.  Sumler sank the first free throw and intentionally missed the second, collecting his own rebound and securing the 69-68 victory for the Catamounts in the Ramsey Center. Sumler finished with 15 […]

Be among the first to hear WCU’s new Steinway grand piano

The Western Carolina School of Music will host the debut of the newest addition to their acclaimed music-makers in a concert on Tuesday Feb. 15. A nine-foot “D” concert grand piano is replacing an older Steinway model that has been providing music for WCU for 34 years. The Feb. 15 concert titled, “Steinway our Way” […]