Through initiatives to support scholarship opportunities, academic programming, and presenting world-class artists to the campus and community, the Western Carolina University Friends of the Arts raise funds for the David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts to enhance student experience and engagement.
Lights, camera, action! For performers, this is their cue to hit the stage and perform, but for stage managers like Olivia Ramos, who recently graduated from Western Carolina University’s School of Stage and Screen, the action has been happening for quite a while before the performers ever take stage and will continue well after the final curtain call.Learn More
"Our love of the arts is embedded in the fabric of our lives. Every aspect of the Belcher College has been an enhancement of our life in Jackson County."
Friends of the Arts Chair, 2017-18