WCU chancellor, wife pledge $1.23 million in gifts for student scholarships

from WCU Office of Communications and Public Relations Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher and wife Susan Brummell Belcher have pledged $1.23 million in gifts for the university’s ongoing efforts to provide increasing scholarship support to help deserving students in their pursuit of higher education. The honor of announcing the pledge, which takes the form […]

Homecoming 2017 events set at WCU with theme ‘Catamount Proud’

from WCU Office of Communications and Public Relations Western Carolina University will celebrate Homecoming 2017 starting on Monday, Oct. 23, and continuing through Sunday, Oct. 29, with the theme “Catamount Proud.” Activities will range from comedy and country music shows to the annual Homecoming parade, golf tournament and football game complete with the halftime crowning of […]

WCU will get a new residence hall & parking deck

by WCU Office of Communication and Public Relations  The demands of a rapidly increasing student enrollment prompted the WCU Board of Trustees with two major projects – new lower campus residence hall and the university’s first parking deck. The location of the new building is yet to be determined but the price tag is projected […]

WCU rededicates Brown Hall as newest campus dining facility

by WCU Office of Communication and Public Relations With a steady stream of hungry students filing by in search of dinner, members of one of Western Carolina University’s founding families gathered Thursday, Sept. 14, to take part in the official rededication of a renovated campus building originally named for one of their kinfolk. Relatives of […]

Pisgah Conservancy needs volunteers for Pisgah Pride Day

The Pisgah Conservancy is offering an opportunity for WCU students to help maintain trails by volunteering during Pisgah Pride Day on April 22 at the Black Balsam area of the Pisgah National Forest. The event, created specifically for Western Carolina University students, needs volunteers to clean and improve the environment at the Black Balsam Area.  […]

Humanité Boutique to hold dresses and deserts event

Humanité Boutique will hold their seventh annual “Dresses and Desserts” event to celebrate their seventh anniversary from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the downtown Bryson City and Sylva stores. Humanité Boutique opened in March 2010. Its purpose is “to hand select on-trend, standout clothes, accessories and home décor that inspire your sense of compassion as much […]