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Physical therapy group provides free care in Honduras while learning, gaining experience

The university contingent traveled to Taulabe, a village in a region known for its voluminous caves, and to Siguatepeque, a small city in the central mountains and base for ecotourism.   

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Princeton Review lists business college among best for MBA

The education services company has included WCU in its profiles of 252 outstanding on-campus programs.  


Traditional music series to feature musicians Burkey, Overhultz

The concert and jam session will be held at MadStone Cafe and Catching Light Books, located in Noble Hall on the WCU campus.  


Performance by Opera Scenes Ensemble scheduled for Dec. 4

The 14 students will present four scenes, with all songs sung in English and the performers fully costumed by Pierre’s Costumes of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   


Former Asheville mayor makes gift to help graduate students, pushing campaign total past $55M

WCU’s “Lead the Way” comprehensive fundraising campaign crossed a major milestone with a commitment from former Asheville Mayor Charles Worley and his wife, Nancy Worley.  


Opening of Veterans Resource Center marked with ribbon-cutting

This center offers student veterans a quiet space to study, participate in group activities, get career information and connect with fellow veterans.  


Giving Tuesday efforts to focus on band's trip to Macy's, student-athletes

’Tis better to give than to receive, as the old adage goes, and this year’s Giving Tuesday – Nov. 27 – makes it easy for friends and alumni of the university to do just that, especially those thinking about their end-of-year giving.  

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Grant Writing Certificate Program set for four days at Biltmore Park

Susan Fouts, director of educational outreach at WCU, and Jack Smith, nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as instructors.  


Nonprofit executive Hinkelman to lead event sponsorships workshop

The Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will offer a workshop on securing event sponsorships Friday, Nov. 30, in Asheville.  

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