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ICA and interior design program collaborate on ICA lounge redesign

Intercultural Affairs recently collaborated with the Interior Design Club on their lounge redesign.   

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WCU Cherokee Language Program receives $11,700 donation for ECHT Project

WCU’s Cherokee Language Program recently received a $11,700 donation from the John W. Heisse Fund for Historic Preservation for the Eastern Cherokee Histories in Translation Project.   

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Sherry Fowler graduates from the B-K Program as a non-traditional, first-generation student

Fowler is a 61-year-old Head Start and North Carolina pre-k teacher in Hendersonville.   

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Chancellor Kelli Brown named to Business NC magazine Power List 2023

For the third consecutive year, Business North Carolina magazine included Chancellor Kelli R. Brown of WCU in its Power List 2023 of the state’s most influential leaders.  

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Distance learning student fulfills dream of earning degree

Linda Kingsbury, who serves as a staff services manager for the State of California Department of Justice, wanted a school that could meet her needs as an adult learner. She found a few schools that checked those boxes; one of those was WCU.   

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Director of Military Student Services selected for elite Army Educator Tour

Briana Ford, director of Military Student Services was nominated and selected as one of 15 military-related educators from the region to attend an exclusive Army Educator Tour program.  

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Student wins College of Business Pitch Competition, advances to SoCon event

Freshman Avery Pittman wowed judges with an idea for 3D virtual dorm room tours for incoming freshmen.  

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Game nights at Hunter Library to expand this fall

Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library will offer more tabletop and virtual reality game nights this fall.  

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Always Business Ready

Charles Volz is a business administration and law major from Granite Falls. Volz will graduate this May and then attend law school in the fall.  

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