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Materials left over from campus demolition, renovation projects are finding new uses

Ever wonder what happens to all of the materials from the buildings that have been recently torn down or renovated on WCU’s Cullowhee campus?  


Ten students are candidates for titles of Homecoming king, queen

The court will be presented and winners announced during halftime activities at WCU’s home football game against the Citadel.  


Jerry Jackson Lecture series event features UNCA assistant professor

Marcus Harvey, an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina Asheville, will visit WCU to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series.  


Native American Heritage Month observation set with series of campus events

Activities will include a Native American Heritage Festival, 'Roc Your Mocs' awareness walk and a session focusing on technology and native peoples.  

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First of three candidates for business dean to visit campus Oct. 31

Three finalists for the dean’s position in WCU’s College of Business are scheduled to visit campus to participate in interviews and public presentations.  


UNC president meets with WCU students benefiting from NC Promise tuition plan

UNC System President Margaret Spellings heard directly from some Catamounts who are benefiting from NC Promise during a campus visit Wednesday, Oct. 24.  

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Chancellor search committee tweaks leadership statement, seeks nominations of candidates

The quest to find WCU’s next chancellor is back in high gear after the committee leading the search approved minor modifications to an existing leadership statement, tweaked language to advertise the position and formalized the timeline for the search process.  

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Salido chosen to participate in Leadership North Carolina

Arthur Salido, WCU’s executive director of community and economic engagement and innovation, is among 56 civic and community leaders chosen to participate in the 2018-19 class of Leadership North Carolina, the state’s premier leadership engagement program.  

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Workshop to focus on nonprofit budgeting, financial management

WCU’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will be offering a workshop focusing on nonprofit budgeting and financial management at the university’s instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville.  

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