Archives for March 27, 2012

Catamounts early lead diminishes; falls to Kennesaw State, 11-9

Chancellor David’s Belcher’s opening pitch sailed high, but landed in the dirt to the right of the catcher and came up just short. The game that ensued would end like this too. After a strong start, the Western Carolina pitching rotation gave up seven earned runs and three costly errors would eventually doom the Catamounts […]

Flynn closes the Literary Festival

“The job of an artist,” said Nick Flynn, “is going into the unknown and coming back out with something to give to people.” Western Carolina’s 10th Annual Spring Literary Festival ended March 22 with Nick Flynn as the final author to speak. The author gave the audience a very dynamic show with poems, prose, journals and photo […]

Winners of the “Paint the Town Purple”

The weather on March 26 was perfect for announcing winners, without a cloud in the sky. Purple and gold could be seen far and wide. People were all smiles gathered around the Sylva fountain anxiously waiting for the winners of “Paint the Town Purple” to be announced. For the past week, WCU students joined businesses […]

Breakfast with the Belcher’s

Bright and early Tuesday morning, March 27, the Belchers started the day by having breakfast with students in the WCU cafeteria. Around 50 students were surprised to see the Chancellor and his wife joining them for breakfast. The event was part of the week of festivities for the installation of David O. Belcher as the […]

Installation week Flash Mob

The launch of the WCU Catafount was a huge success with approximately 300 students, faculty, and local residents on hand to view the big splash.   Chancellor David Belcher was on hand and in the dancing spirit as he busted a few moves for the crowd when a flash mob appeared. The flash mob began […]

Dillsboro mobile app launch party

Students, faculty and many in the Sylva and Dillsboro community gathered at the Jarrett House for the unveiling the new Dillsboro mobile app March 27. “Everybody wins,” said Chancellor David O. Belcher with both fists pumping in the air. Belcher and his wife, Susan, were the first to visit Dillsboro’s new mobile website on their iphones. “Taking them (students) […]