Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, presented 'Cold Mountain: A Contemporary Southern Opera' at the peer-reviewed Southern Studies Conference, held at Auburn University at Montgomery on Feb. 1-2.
The free program provides instruction in understanding mental illness in day-to-day life.
Grades three through five will compete on Feb. 20, and grades six through 12 will compete on Feb. 21.
“My decision to come to Western Carolina was solely based on him [Coach Mark Speir],” Crossen said. “He was a great guy when he came to talk to me in Garysburg. He drove down there in the snow. That speaks volumes. I really appreciate what he’s done for me and the chance he gave me to play at the Division I level at Western. Now, I guess I’m helping the program a little with recruiting."
The university conferred degrees on 759 students who completed their studies in the fall semester, and 3,034 students have been named to the dean’s list for that semester.
Derek Pelayo-Quezada and John Lawson Wedthoff are taking part in the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants’ National Financial Plan Competition.
An overall budget of $26 million has been set to cover the cost of the parking improvements, with special obligation bonds to be issued and financed in future years through revenue from university parking rates.
The free and open to the public event will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in Illusions at A.K. Hinds University Center.