Winter 2014
Volume 18, No. 1

The Magazine of Western Carolina University is produced by the
Office of Communications and Public Relations for alumni, faculty,
staff, friends and students of Western Carolina University.

Chancellor David O. Belcher
Chief of Staff Melissa Wargo
Managing Editor Bill Studenc MPA ’10
Associate Editor Teresa Killian Tate
Art Director Rubae Schoen
Chief Photographer Mark Haskett ’87
Graphic Designers John Balentine
Will Huddleston
Zack Keys
Staff Writers Keith Brenton
Randall Holcombe
Daniel Hooker ’01
Christy Martin ’71 MA ’78
Kevin Young
Staff Photographer Ashley T. Evans
Web Developer Jed Tate ’00
Video Editor Joseph Hader ’12
Production Manager Ashley Beavers
Circulation Manager Cindi Magill