Set to kick off campus-wide effort
CULLOWHEE – The 28-year-old co-founder and CEO of a global organization committed to eradicating extreme poverty will visit Western Carolina University on Wednesday, Sept. 7, to inform campus and surrounding community members about the issues and inspire them to take action.
Hugh Evans of the Global Poverty Project will present an interactive multimedia presentation called “1.4 Billion Reasons” at 7 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m. in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. The presentations, which kick off a yearlong, poverty-focused interdisciplinary learning and service initiative at WCU, is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to arrive 20 minutes before the presentation.