Day: June 23, 2013


Wiley Harris: WCU’s man behind the scenes

Wiley Harris, director of facilities planning design and construction, has been an integral part of Western Carolina University longer than most students have been alive, spending a total of 24 years with the University. Harris became a member of the Catamount family when he began serving as the University Architect […]


Mountain motorcycle routes offer two-wheeled joy

For two-wheeled adventurers, Western North Carolina is a diamond in the rough. From the famed switchbacks of the Tail of the Dragon on U.S. 129 to the scenic curves of the Cherohala Skyway, the Smoky Mountains offer a number of gorgeous and exhilarating motorcycle routes to explore on two wheels. […]


Orientation prepares new students for college life

During the summer each year, first-year students and transfer students to Western Carolina University attend orientations sessions to become acclimated to their new school and to meet their future classmates, as well. At these summer orientation sessions, students and family members may attend together. Transfer student sessions are one day […]