Setting a New Course
The Time is Now to Fill the Western Sky
A Season to Remember
Gunter is an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she played golf from 2009-2013, appearing in two NCAA…
Reliving the Dream
To understand a complicated Catamount story which unfolded nationally 40 years ago, we must first set the stage…
Look Good, Feel Good
A long-range list of upgrades to Western Carolina University athletics facilities is tipping off this fall with a project in support of the…
Power of Giving
Rowing in the Same Direction
With the recent establishment of an endowed professorship in early literacy, Western Carolina University is at the forefront of statewide efforts to improve the reading…
With the support of industry partners from across Western North Carolina, Western Carolina University is expanding its engineering programs to help meet the needs of a region that is…
The Power of Giving
A rundown of various giving initatives across Western Carolina University.
A Rising Star
“Outer Banks” was released on Netflix in early 2020, in the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The show follows a group of teenagers in the Outer Banks — an island of haves, have-nots…
Climbing Capitol Hill
In the middle of bustling Washington and just a few hundred feet to the right of the Capitol Building, is the office of the chief diversity and equity officer for the U.S. Department of Labor…
Coffee and Culture
In the heart of downtown Cherokee is a culturally-based coffee shop called Qualla Java. Qualla Java is named after the Qualla Boundary, the land trust of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
A Cullowhee Romance
Walking into the first day of their introductory English class in the spring of 1994 taught by the late Nell Holtzclaw, Ilona and Andrew Gordon ’04 had no idea this freshman course at Western...
Just for Kicks
After pausing for two years of “stoppage time” during the height of the global COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, it’s been “play on” for participants in Western Carolina University’s…