Archives for March 26, 2012

Undergraduate expo reception held to honor students and faculty

A reception for the 14th Annual Undergraduate Expo was held in the UC Grand Room on March 26, 2012, highlighting student research and the faculty sponsors who helped their students succeed. In total, there are 223 student presenters and 63 faculty sponsors participating in the Undergraduate Expo this year. Students will present their work at […]

Player Spotlight: Ross Heffley

Don’t let Ross Heffley’s short stature fool you. At 5 feet 8 inches tall and 185 pounds he may not intimidate the average person, but his play on the diamond in three seasons for the Western Carolina Catamounts baseball team has been gigantic. Heffley, a senior infielder for WCU, entered his senior season ranked tops […]

Students gather for Fount-astic Festival and receive surprise

Hundreds of Catamounts gathered around the Cata-fount, on March 26, in anticipation of its water for the first time since the fall semester. The event, called “Fount-astic Festival” kicks off the new tradition of “Firing up the Cata-fount”, and coincides with Chancellor David O. Belcher’s installation week. Students started gathering at the Central Plaza around […]

Fellow Catamount loses life

10:22 a.m., Tuesday, March 27 – Last night a vigil for Stephanie Deese was held at the Central Plaza. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported on the student effort to install a guardrail on Speedwell Road. TJ Eaves commented on Deese, and described her as a carefree person. The story from the Asheville Citizen-Times can be read […]