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Stuttering, fluency disorders information sessions set at Biltmore Park

Western Carolina University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is offering free information sessions for anyone interested in stuttering and fluency disorders Monday, Oct. 22, and Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the university’s Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.  


Outdoor recreation professionals gather on campus for conference

The lack of broadband internet access in rural areas of Western North Carolina and the quest to find long-term employees for outdoor recreation-related businesses were a couple of the challenging issues highlighted as WCU hosted its inaugural Outdoor Economy Conference.  


Pride of the Mountains hosting 18th annual high school marching band tournament

Twenty-two of the top high school marching bands from the Carolinas, Georgia and Tennessee will be competing at the 18th annual Tournament of Champions, which will be hosted by WCU's Pride of the Mountains Marching Band.  


Fastest paddlers listed from ninth annual Cullowhee Canoe Slalom

Results have been announced from the Cullowhee Canoe Slalom, a paddling competition held recently on the Tuckaseigee River near the Western Carolina University campus.  


Journalist Rosa Clemente to speak at University Center on Oct. 23

Political commentator, community organizer and independent journalist Rosa Clemente will be Western Carolina University’s Civil Discourse Speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom.  


Sylva storyteller to perform in conjunction with 'The Way We Worked' exhibit

Sylva storyteller Gary Carden will perform his iconic “Blow the Tannery Whistle” on Thursday, Oct. 18, as part of the ongoing “The Way We Worked” exhibit being hosted by Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.  

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‘We Promise’ campaign launched to promote college affordability

The University of North Carolina System launched the “We Promise” campaign Oct. 2 to promote affordable college opportunities for every North Carolinian.  


Nazario-Colon’s passion leads to being named Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet

Ricardo Nazario-Colón, Western Carolina University’s chief diversity officer, first caught the poetry bug as a youngster in Puerto Rico.  


Graduate Education Week to highlight advantages of graduate study on campus

Five days of events geared toward preparing WCU undergraduate students for graduate study is coming up with the inaugural Graduate Education Week – Monday, Oct. 15, through Friday, Oct. 19.  

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