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.
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.
Advancement staff members will be available from 8 a.m. until noon on both Thursday, Dec. 29, and Friday, Dec. 30
N. Leroy Kauffman, a faculty member since 1994, and Susan L. Swanger, a faculty member since 1997, have established separate scholarship funds to provide financial assistance to deserving accountancy students.
A total of 995 donors made financial gifts as part of the university’s GivingTuesday effort, totaling $712,522.10 in gifts and pledges.
WCU leaders gathered with representatives of the nation’s eighth largest accounting firm Friday, Dec. 2, to mark a subtle but meaningful change in the College of Business as its accountancy programs now have a new name.
Former N.C. Sen. Tom Apodaca and his family have established the Keith Corzine Residential Living Endowed Scholarship to honor Corzine, associate vice chancellor for auxiliary enterprises, who is retiring effective Jan. 1.
WCU is focusing its annual GivingTuesday initiative on raising awareness of and contributions to the Fund for WCU.
If alumni, friends and supporters of WCU receive a telephone call anytime between now and the end of the calendar year, the Chatty Cats engagement officers hope you won’t simply let it go to voicemail.