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 […]

Park announces solar eclipse event

News release from Great Smoky Mountains National Park Great Smoky Mountains National Park is offering an opportunity to experience the Great American Total Eclipse through a ticketed event at Clingmans Dome as well as informal eclipse viewing sites at Cades Cove and Oconaluftee. The total eclipse will take place Monday, Aug. 21. The park is […]

Speaker to discuss digital and social media communication in healthcare

Heath Nettles, the director of digital and social media in the Marketing and Communications Division of Mission Health System, will be guest speaking at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 in the University Center’s Catamount Room. Nettles will talk about his experience with digital communication and content marketing for healthcare. The event will also will also give current […]