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.
The WCU Board of Trustees appointed David A. Kinner as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences as part of its special-called meeting April 27.
The Center for the Study of Free Enterprise will hold a series of four town hall meetings on the impact of COVID-19 and recovery – social and economic – on the community, beginning May 19 and continuing through early June.
The College of Engineering and Technology has announced an update for the name of a graduate program to better reflect the scope of curriculum.
It was first place honors for Kristen Revis and a solid third place for Sophia Spangler, finance students in the College of Business, in a national collegiate competition held this past week in St. Louis.
Maddie O’Shine was about 9 years old when she was first sexually assaulted and 11 when it finally ended. Her post traumatic stress syndrome continues to this day.
WCU’s regional COVID-19 vaccine clinic will now operate with extended hours, including evenings and weekends and resume administering Johnson and Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.
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.
The UNC Board of Governors appointed Timothy “Jake” Robinson of Canton, to the WCU Board of Trustees, while also reappointing current board members, Robert “Bob” Roberts of Asheville, Haden Boliek of Fayetteville, and Casey Cooper of Cherokee.