A moment in time – class of 2017

This story was co-written with Jessica Wooten. With the end of the semester around the corner, everyone is busy with finals, turning in last minute assignments and awaiting summer vacation. For many students, it is the final countdown. This weekend is the marker that ends a college career and begins a new chapter in life for the class […]

WCU salutes fall class, summer graduates at Ramsey Center commencement

From WCU Office of Public Relations Western Carolina University held commencement exercises Saturday (Dec. 17) to recognize its fall graduating class and a group of new alumni who were awarded degrees after this year’s summer school sessions. WCU Chancellor David O. Belcher presided over the ceremony at Ramsey Regional Activity Center. The presentation of degree […]

WCU’s fall commencement set for Dec. 17

From WCU’s Public Relations Office Western Carolina University will hold commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 17, to honor its fall graduating class and a group of newly minted WCU alumni who were awarded degrees after this year’s summer-school sessions. The 1 p.m. ceremony at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center is open to everyone. No tickets are […]

WCU community rallies for successful graduation ceremony

Thousands of families piled into Western Carolina University on Saturday, Dec. 13, for the fall graduation ceremony that didn’t go quite as planned. As the clock struck 1 p.m., attendants in the Liston B. Ramsey center were not greeted with a warm welcome to the ceremony, but with instruction to evacuate the building. Chancellor David […]