WCU presents ‘The Nutcracker’

A magically festive, full-length stage version of “The Nutcracker” featuring professional classical dances and the Ballet Conservatory of Asheville’s celebrated pre-professional company will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Bardo Arts Center on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. 

‘Spark of the Eagle Dancer’ extended

Western Carolina University is delighted to announce its recent exhibition “Spark of the Eagle Dancer: The Collecting Legacy of Lambert Wilson” will now be extended through June 28 in the Fine Art Museum at WCU in Cullowhee. 

Living culture: WCU undertakes project showcasing Cherokee heritage on campus

At mid-morning on Wednesday, Nov. 15, the fountain at the heart of Western Carolina University’s campus is a thoroughfare.

WCU student portfolio exhibition

The Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum will host its annual “Bachelor of Fine Art Portfolio Exhibition” through Dec. 8 at the Fine Arts Museum on campus in Cullowhee. 

WCU prof awarded prestigious Fullbright fellowship

A Western Carolina University professor has been awarded one of the most respected fellowships in the world, which she hopes will not only shed some light on pertinent trends in media — both in the Balkans and in the United States — but also help to inspire her journalism students in the same ways she was, years ago. 

WCU basketball facilities enjoy new improvements

A long-range list of upgrades to Western Carolina University athletics facilities tipped off this fall with a project in support of the Catamount men’s and women’s basketball programs featuring renovated locker rooms, polished and refined players’ lounges with nutrition areas and an updated film room. 

New ‘innovation hub’ headquartered at WCU

Western Carolina University has been chosen as one of four universities leading an effort to bolster research innovation in North Carolina. 

WCU to honor individuals as part of Homecoming

Members of the Western Carolina University family will come together to recognize three prominent alumni for their career accomplishments and to honor a longtime proponent of economic development across Western North Carolina as part of the university’s celebration of Homecoming 2023.

State budget delivers wins for WCU

The newly adopted state budget is good news for Western Carolina University, according to Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance Mike Byers. 

Mountain Heritage Day

A beloved long-time Western North Carolina tradition, the 49th annual Mountain Heritage Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee.

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