Bardo to be President for Wichita State University

Former Western Carolina University Chancellor, John Bardo, visited WSU April 17 after applying for the presidential position. He is now dubbed the 13th President of WSU which will take effect July 1.

Bardo applying for President of Wichita State University

Former Chancellor of Western Carolina University, John Bardo, is not really ready to retire. According to Wichita State University’s (WSU) website, Bardo is one of five  presidential finalists. Bardo visited WSU on April 17. The Wichita Eagle reports that Bardo said this is the only position he has applied for. “If he becomes the next WSU […]

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) […]

What students care about this primary election year

Education and economics are the top challenges for Heath Shuler’s successor. North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District is guaranteed a new congressman to take office now that the incumbent Heath Shuler will not be in the running in the 2012 election. In February, there was a debate held on the campus of Western Carolina University in […]

Getting ready for the 13.1

The annual Valley of Lilies Half Marathon and 5k is just around the corner and runners are gearing up for the 13.1 trek through the scenic Cullowhee Valley. “I’ve never done a half marathon before, I’m excited to be out there with other people that I know at Western,” said 22-year-old WCU Senior, Kaykay Deardoff who is one […]

Base Camp Cullowhee Demo Day

Looking for something fun to do this Saturday, March 17? Base Camp Cullowhee (BCC) has just the fun you are looking for! For the 7th year, BCC at Western Carolina University is hosting their Kayak Demo Days. Join BCC and representatives from Pyranha, Bliss Stick, WaveSport, Fluid, Jackson, Dagger, and Liquid Logic to test out […]