A member of a family with deep roots in Jackson County has established an endowed scholarship fund at WCU that will support students in the College of Arts and Sciences in honor of a family patriarch.
Four WCU alumni from various industries in Jackson County shared the impact the university has had on their decision to open a business in Jackson County and how the university has helped them grow.
John David Arch is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, a Navy veteran and a non-traditional student who is now a double alumnus of WCU.
The Delta Alpha chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order at WCU raised more than $170,000 for the Catamount Club, the university’s fundraising organization for Catamount Athletics.
The family of the late Alexandra Puntin Pilsbury has established a scholarship to benefit future nursing students at WCU in memory of the 2017 graduate of the School of Nursing who died after a battle with cancer.
As a self-professed underachiever growing up in a Lincoln County mill village in the 1950s and 1960s, lifelong educator Allen Queen was on the verge of giving up on any thoughts of attending college after being rejected by every school to which he had applied.
Blakely will be the keynote speaker for the Chancellor’s List Award Ceremony. The event will be Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 5 p.m. in the Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall.
Ricardo Nazario-Colón recently took his commitment to diversity to a new level by establishing an endowed scholarship fund designed to support students from traditionally underrepresented groups seeking careers in teaching and educational leadership.
John Eric Powell, a 1991 graduate of WCU’s Emergency Medical Care Program currently working as a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services science adviser, is the recipient of multiple national honors.