Throughout the month of August, WCU is once again teaming up with a nationally recognized estate-planning service to help members of the university community who have put off making or updating a document to ensure that their final wishes are fulfilled.
Dennis Fox is working with the Division of Advancement on a life-income gift that will provide a steady stream of income for the remainder of his life while also establishing an endowment that will spin off financial support for students in the College of Business.
Although charitable giving has decreased over the past year across the U.S., that is not the case for WCU, which has experienced healthy increases in the dollar amount of philanthropic donations and the number of donors.
WCU alumnus and longtime college football coach Dave Roberts is making gifts and pledges totaling $250,000 to help fund enhancements to his alma mater’s athletics facilities.
WCU’s 1889 Impact Grant Program recently wrapped up its second year of providing donor-assisted financial support to campus projects.
A former two-time Academic All-American football player who still gets chills thinking back to his own gridiron glory days wants to help ensure that future Catamount student-athletes have similar experiences.
The nearly 400 current members of WCU’s two most influential giving societies received recognition from school officials and from the students who benefit from their generosity during an annual celebration of philanthropy Friday, June 9.
Insurance company co-owner Kevin Stanberry and wife Lynn Stanberry will soon be sponsoring a lot more than just first downs, thanks to recent gifts and pledges totaling $400,000 for the Catamount athletics program.
Maya Kelnhofer is a Western Carolina University alumna who currently works as a ticket sales representative for the Milwaukee Brewers, a major league baseball team in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.