WCU is focusing its annual GivingTuesday initiative on raising awareness of and contributions to the Fund for WCU.
If alumni, friends and supporters of WCU receive a telephone call anytime between now and the end of the calendar year, the Chatty Cats engagement officers hope you won’t simply let it go to voicemail.
Newland native Paul Johnson, a 1979 graduate of Western Carolina University who went on to become an acclaimed college football coach, recently received his alma mater’s Professional Achievement Award.
In recognition of the Haires’ contributions to WCU and to the mountain region, the university has bestowed upon them its Distinguished Service Award, making them one of just a handful of couples ever to receive the honor.
Residents of five WNC counties dealing with food insecurity issues were able to enjoy nutritious meals last Thanksgiving thanks to the efforts of the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band members and Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning.
Hunter Library is providing free exhibitions of historical photographs to communities across Western North Carolina through a project made possible by donations to the Fund for WCU.
Recognized were three alumni for professional accomplishments, the contributions of a husband-and-wife team for their public service and the man who oversaw WCU’s alumni activities for nearly 20 years.
The Center for Career and Professional Development is nearing completion of a survey of recent graduates and young alumni to determine where they landed after receiving their degrees.
The more than 350 faculty and staff members who have made a philanthropic gift to the university in the last 12 months were recognized as members of the Shetland Society.