WCU rallies in support for Chancellor Belcher

Battles are fought and conquered with the community around one strong enough to withstand any obstacle. In a time of need, Western Carolina University has become just that for Chancellor David O. Belcher. On April 21, 2016, Belcher sent out an email to the entire WCU campus informing that he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. […]

Increase in WCU’s student population placing emphasis on campus safety

“It is up to each one of us to help foster a secure and supportive environment at Western Carolina University, an environment where individuals can feel safe to visit, learn, work, and live.” This reads from the 2017 Annual Fire Safety and Security Report and can be found in the opening letter by Chief of […]

WCU Career Services discusses working in multi-generational office

Every generation has a story: One that they create and mold throughout the years, and one that the previous generation passes on. Each story is different from the generation before or after and this can lead to conflict in most environments, specifically within a workplace. Around 40 WCU students gathered in the UC’s conference room […]

Mountain Heritage Day remembers Steve Sutton

Having performed everywhere from local front porches to the Grand Ole Opry, Steve Sutton, a bluegrass marvel, had an unparalleled impact on the evolvement of Appalachian music. This year’s 43rd Mountain Heritage Day will remember Sutton and his contribution to the music scene with a special presentation on the Blue Ridge stage at 1 p.m. […]