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WCU names Randy Collins dean of College of Engineering and Technology

The WCU Board of Trustees appointed Edward R. Collins Jr. as dean of the College of Engineering and Technology as part of its special-called meeting May 3. Collins will start in his new position effective Aug. 1.  

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Faculty, staff honored at annual awards event

WCU’s Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards returned to its full capacity form Friday, April 29.  

Travis Jordan

Travis Jordan Named Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Travis Jordan has been appointed to the position of chief marketing and communications officer.  

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School of Health Sciences director recognized by National Academies of Practice

Ericka Zimmerman was recently inducted as a distinguished practitioner fellow for the National Academies of Practice.  

martin tanaka

Engineering professor named as resident scholar for NSF funded research with FDA

Martin Tanaka, a professor in the College of Engineering and Technology, has been selected to be a scholar in residence with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.   

Dana Patterson

Dana Patterson

Dana Patterson is proud of her success because it does not belong to her alone. It belongs to the ancestors on whose shoulders she stands, and it belongs to the future generations that will follow her.   

Benny Smith

Benny Smith

Benny Smith is proud of his success because he is deliberate in using the investment of time and energy that a community of people have given him throughout his life to make a lasting impact in the lives of others.   

Brandi Hinnant-Crawford

Brandi Hinnant-Crawford

Brandi Hinnant-Crawford says that her success makes her humble, appreciative and grateful. She is proud, but not of herself; She is proud of the fantastic community that raised and nurtured here. And her success makes her accountable to that community.   

Myron Jackson

Myron Jackson

Myron Jackson is proud of his success because it taught him to be grateful for the help and support of others. One cannot succeed alone.   

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