The program will include schools in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, as well as the schools of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Among the many musical events on campus is the popular “Sounds of the Season” holiday community concert.
Funding from a variety of public and private sources was confirmed in October.
Laura Plantenberg, a nursing faculty member at WCU, is serving as health services coordinator at the school three days each week.
SASA was founded by WCU student Tucker McGrew in 2017 and has three main focus areas – education, activism and outreach.
Readings of new material and a question-and-answer session will be on the agenda for the visit by the comedian, author and former WCU student.
The UCEA works to advance the training and practice of educational leaders through research and improvements in preparation and professional development, and by influencing educational policy.
The effort included 16 round-trip laps between WCU’s Health and Human Sciences Building and the Jackson County Airport
The 10th edition of the event will be held from noon until 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.