Challenge gifts issued so far include an anonymous donor pledging to match up to a total of $25k to help send the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band to Ireland in 2024 and a $5k dollar-for-dollar match for donations to the Speech and Hearing Clinic.
The College of Education and Allied Professions is the recipient of a $1.5 million gift from the Goodnight Educational Foundation to create a new endowed professorship in early literacy.
Western Carolina University is making plans for its inaugural all-in day of giving to the institution, a 24-hour fundraising event to be held March 29.
A classroom in Apodaca Science Building has a new name in recognition of a couple’s three-decade record of financial support.
Members of the extended Western Carolina University community took time throughout February to express their affection for WCU.
A pair of alumni from the EMC program's formative years have established endowed scholarship funds totaling nearly $55,000 to help future students.
A member of a family with deep roots in Jackson County has established an endowed scholarship fund at WCU that will support students in the College of Arts and Sciences in honor of a family patriarch.
Four WCU alumni from various industries in Jackson County shared the impact the university has had on their decision to open a business in Jackson County and how the university has helped them grow.
John David Arch is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, a Navy veteran and a non-traditional student who is now a double alumnus of WCU.