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Traditional music series to feature guitar styles of Granny’s Mason Jar

A jam session will follow the 7 p.m. performance by Jared “Blue” Smith and Aaron Plantenberg.   

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WCU Board of Trustees to gather on campus for quarterly meeting

The primary meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the board room of H.F. Robinson Administration Building.  


Workshop to address communication for marketing, sales professionals

The session is set for 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the university’s Biltmore Park location in Asheville.  


University of Lynchburg names former provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar its 11th president

She will assume her duties at the private institution in Virginia beginning in July of 2020.  


Holiday season begins with ‘A Christmas Carol’ and ‘Holidays at the UC’

The Arts and Cultural Events series is kicking off the festive time of year in a big way.  


Engineering and Technology will guide area high school robotics competition

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.  

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School of Music schedules series of recitals, performances in December

Among the many musical events on campus is the popular “Sounds of the Season” holiday community concert.  

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Research Administration announces grants for faculty, staff projects

Funding from a variety of public and private sources was confirmed in October.  


Catamount School students gain access to health services through collaboration with Blue Ridge Health

Laura Plantenberg, a nursing faculty member at WCU, is serving as health services coordinator at the school three days each week.  

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