WCU event welcomes the community

Western Carolina University will throw open the doors to campus and invite residents in on Thursday, March 29.

“Community on Campus” is designed to provide residents of Western North Carolina a chance to discover the range of entertainment, cultural, health and learning opportunities available at WCU. The event are part of a week of activities surrounding the installation of David Belcher as WCU’s new chancellor.

The event will include self-guided tours that will allow participants to visit new campus facilities, learn about the region’s Cherokee heritage and review the scholarly and creative achievements of WCU faculty.

Visitors also will be able to take advantage of a $4 all-you-can-eat dinner at the Courtyard Dining Hall, receive free health screenings and pick up discount coupons for an upcoming movie screening.

The evening will conclude with a free concert by the WCU Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m.

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