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Two students, faculty member attend TD Ameritrade conference

The firm invited undergraduate financial planning students from across the nation and also covered travel and hotel expenses for them and program directors.  

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DJ Kidd Cambo headlines event at Ramsey Center on March 23

The event also will feature Eternal Quality along with special appearances by Sayre and DJ Joost.  

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Search for health, human sciences dean suspended temporarily

Current dean Douglas Keskula announced in April 2018 his intention to return to a faculty position in the Department of Physical Therapy.   


Free Enterprise Speaker Series hosting forum on racial neutrality

The co-authors of “Race Neutrality: Rationalizing Remedies to Racial Inequality” will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in Room 101 of the Forsyth Building.  


Forum scheduled on community college to university transfers

With a focus on best practices for helping students transfer from community colleges to UNC System institutions, the event will be held Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m.  

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WCU battling James Madison in ‘top adventure college’ competition

Voting in the fourth round continues through 11 a.m. Monday, March 25.   

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Artist collective, partners to discuss ‘Unseen Women of Appalachia’

Stories of mountain women will be incorporated into the making of a new public artwork at a museum in Dillsboro.  


Professional development workshop on finance offered for teachers

Objectives are for participating educators to gain strategies for teaching students about personal finance, credit, saving and investing.  


Wichita State University announces death of John Bardo, WCU chancellor from 1995-2011

During his tenure in Cullowhee, Western Carolina gained national recognition for being among the first institutions in the nation to require incoming students to report to campus with their own computers.  

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