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Native plant symposium returns to Highlands Botanical Gardens

The Highlands Botanical Gardens will resume its annual native plant symposium on Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17, at two locations.   

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Mountain Heritage Day announces award-winning music headliners

Becky Buller Band and Mountain Heart will be the headline musical acts for this year’s Mountain Heritage Day.  

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Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will take its talents international

The Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will perform in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ireland on March 17, 2024.  

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Mountain Collegium Music Workshop, Lee Knight return for annual performance, lecture

A lecture and demonstration by folk singer and storyteller Lee Knight will be presented Tuesday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of Coulter Building.  

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Thesis presentation lands WCU grad top honors in competition

WCU graduate Emily Deem took home first place and a $1,000 cash prize in a Tar Heel Three Minute Thesis event the UNC at Chapel Hill Graduate School hosted online this summer.  

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Students travel to Prague for music conference and performance in Žofín Palace

Seven music students are traveling to Prague this July, invited by the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles to attend its international conference and perform with its Youth Wind Orchestra.  

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Submit nominations for WCU’s Mountain Heritage Awards

The nomination period is now open for the annual Mountain Heritage Awards.  

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Nazario-Colón takes office as president of Appalachian Studies Association

Ricardo Nazario-Colón, chief diversity officer, has taken the oath of office as president of the Appalachian Studies Association for 2022-2023.   

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Board of Trustees to gather for quarterly meeting June 10

The quarterly meeting will be held in H.F. Robinson Administration Building.  

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