Mark Speir, Western Carolina Unveil 2015 Catamount Football Schedule

The following is a press release from Western Carolina University Athletics.

Catamounts to host five home dates; Homecoming on Oct. 24

Cullowhee, N.C. – Coming off of its best season in a decade, Western Carolina football today released its 2015 schedule which features five home dates and two games against a pair of teams from one of the nation’s premier NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) conferences – the SEC. The Catamounts’ 11-game schedule includes a pair of games in two of the nation’s top five college football venues as it relates to seating capacity.
 
All kickoff times and additional details surrounding WCU’s game day information will be released at a later date. 
 
Season tickets for 2015 are on-sale now. Returning season ticket holders must renew their season tickets by June 26, 2015. For more information you can contact the WCU Athletics Ticket Office toll free at (800) 34-GOWCU or (828) 227-2401, or online at CatamountSports.com.
 
National Signing Day is Wednesday, Feb. 4, with complete online coverage as each signee is approved online at CatamountSports.com.
 
With 20 returning starters from the 2014 squad, Western Carolina is scheduled to open its 2015 spring drills following the university’s spring break onTuesday, March 17 with the 2015 Spring Game, presented by Wells Fargo, slated for Saturday, April 18 with a 1:00 pm kickoff.
 
Western Carolina 2015 Catamount Football Schedule:
Sept. 5 – vs. Mars Hill – Cullowhee
Sept. 12 – at The Citadel * – Charleston, S.C.
Sept. 19 – at Tennessee – Knoxville, Tenn.
Sept. 26 – OPEN
Oct. 3 – Presbyterian – Cullowhee
Oct. 10 – Mercer * – Cullowhee
Oct. 17 – at Wofford * – Spartanburg, S.C.
Oct. 24 – Samford * (Homecoming) – Cullowhee
Oct. 31 – at Chattanooga * – Chattanooga, Tenn.
Nov. 7 – Furman * – Cullowhee
Nov. 14 – at Texas A&M – College Station, Texas
Nov. 21 – at VMI * – Lexington, Va.
Nov. 28 – NCAA FCS Playoffs, First Round (TBA)
 
* – denotes Southern Conference game
- Dates are subject to change

Hunter Library and Tech Commons to Expand Hours

Hunter Library and the Technology Commons will be opening earlier and closing later every day of the week for the spring semester 2015.
When classes begin Monday, Jan. 12, both the library and Technology Commons will be open from 7 a.m. until 2 a.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. Sunday.
The extended schedule is in response to requests from students for more time in the library building. It could be adopted permanently next fall if sufficient numbers of students take advantage of the longer hours.
During the holidays and semester break before the spring semester begins, hours will vary. For information about hours of operation during those times, visit library.wcu.edu.

National Broadcasting Society

Are you a student at WCU? Do you have a passion for broadcasting? Are you a Communications student looking for an edge when you graduate? If you answered yes to one or all of the previous questions then you should join Alpha Epsilon Rho, the new WCU chapter of the National Broadcasting Society. The chapter offers a number of benefits including recognition of you as a serious broadcaster. Employers look for this when hiring because it lets them know that you are the real deal!

If you’re interested in joining, contact Janson Silvers at jlsilvers1@catamount.wcu.edu.