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EMC alumnus honored for work in Operation Warp Speed’s COVID-19 vaccine development

John Eric Powell, a 1991 graduate of WCU’s Emergency Medical Care Program currently working as a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services science adviser, is the recipient of multiple national honors.  

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WCU’s foremost ‘head resident’ is turning in his keys after more than 34 years in student housing

Keith Corzine is stepping down Jan. 1 as associate vice chancellor for auxiliary enterprises.  

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Advancement office sets holiday hours for year-end giving assistance

Advancement staff members will be available from 8 a.m. until noon on both Thursday, Dec. 29, and Friday, Dec. 30  

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Scholarship funds to honor careers of retiring accountancy professors Kauffman, Swanger

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.  

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Stacey Miller named director of alumni engagement

Stacey R. Miller, former associate athletics director for student success, has been named the university’s next director of alumni engagement.  

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GivingTuesday campaign blasts past goal, nets $712K from nearly 1,000 donors

A total of 995 donors made financial gifts as part of the university’s GivingTuesday effort, totaling $712,522.10 in gifts and pledges.   

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WCU announces FORVIS as new name for its accountancy programs

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.  

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Former state senator establishes scholarship fund in honor of retiring student housing professional

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.  

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GivingTuesday efforts Nov. 29 to focus on gifts to the Fund for WCU

WCU is focusing its annual GivingTuesday initiative on raising awareness of and contributions to the Fund for WCU.  

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