New Pride of the Mountains leader looks to build on an already great tradition. Jack Eaddy Jr. is all about pushing the envelope. Pushing the envelope is one reason Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band has become one of the most renowned collegiate bands in the country.
After being canceled in 2020 because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, WCU’s Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards resumed, albeit in a limited capacity form.
David Dorondo, an associate professor of history, has found himself lately a part of espionage, international diplomacy and a shadow world of geopolitical intrigue.
A new group has been organized for African American faculty and staff at WCU, though its efforts are intended to reach beyond into the community and other constituencies.
WCU’s Police Department recently instituted a standing advisory committee to help officers better understand and serve the community.
As the executive assistant in Western Carolina University’s College of Business, Nancy Liddle sees firsthand the direct impact scholarships make on students. This alone motivates her to be the generous donor that she is.
Dr. Billy Ogletree, of Western Carolina University, received the 2021 Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service during today’s regular meeting of the UNC Board of Governors.
Art takes a venue or vehicle, a place online, or physical space to disseminate it. It also takes the artists and performers to make it,” Drury Homewood said. “Plus, it takes the audience to receive that information. At the heart of that Venn Diagram, you will find art and the Bardo Arts Center. It is our job to put all those pieces together.”
“We may not be out in the light, but you’ll definitely know when the light bulb’s out.” Western Carolina University’s own Fire Marshal, safety professional and alumnus Chris Moore, succinctly noted this when discussing the Facilities Management team’s impact.