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Rural-urban student teacher exchange awarded grant

A $5,000 grant will help boost an educator preparation exchange program between WCU and North Carolina A and T State University.  

Diane Martinez

Martinez recognized as Fulbright Scholar, will conduct project in Germany

Diane Martinez, an associate professor in the Department of English Studies, will head to Germanuy as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award recipient.  

John Carzoli

Carzoli named Fulbright Scholar, to assist physical therapy instruction in Bolivia

Having been named a Fulbright Scholar, John Carzoli, assistant professor and associate department head in the Physical Therapy Program, is headed to South America.  

mae claxton

English, literature professor honored for contributions to Eudora Welty scholarship

English professor Mae Miller Claxton has won the Phoenix Award for Distinguished Achievement by the Eudora Welty Society.  

ride share

Ride Share opportunities reminder for faculty, staff

A reminder from the Office of Sustainability and Energy Management that faculty and staff can take advantage of Ride Share for transportation costs and energy efficiencies and make use of campus carpool parking permits.  

marty ramsey

WCU’s longest serving alumni director to retire this fall

Marty Ramsey, WCU’s director of alumni engagement, is retiring effective Oct. 1 after a career spanning more than 28 years at his alma mater.   

Ricardo Nazario Colon

Nazario-Colón takes office as president of Appalachian Studies Association

Ricardo Nazario-Colón, chief diversity officer, has taken the oath of office as president of the Appalachian Studies Association for 2022-2023.   

Nursing Partnership

Partnership will fund faculty position at WCU to help educate more nurses

In a partnership announced on Tuesday, May 24, Mission Health will fund a full-time nursing faculty position at WCU to help serve more students who want to become nurses.   

William Moultrie

WCU hires William Moultrie as its associate vice chancellor for student success

WCU has announced the hiring of William Moultrie as its associate vice chancellor for student success. Moultrie will begin his new role July 1.  

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