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The Catamount Club Blog is designed as a place to share stories about our incredible student-athletes, alumni and donors who are making a difference in their lives. We also update members on the details of our upcoming events through our blog.

Dan Brooks and Mike Murphy

Cat Chats - Dan Brooks

In this edition of Cat Chats, current football student-athlete Mike Murphy talks with former player Dan Brooks '76. Dan went on to coach at Tennessee and Clemson. He is also a member of the Catamount Club Board of Directors.  

Cat Chats on Purple

Cat Chats: Malea and Cameron

In this edition of Cat Chats, current and former women's golf student-athletes talk about their experience at WCU. Meet: Sophomore Cameron Wood and Malea Habbal '07. Malea is the vice president and president-elect of Catamount Club Board of Directors.  

Dale Simms and Immanuel Wilder

Cat Chats: Dale Sims & Immanuel Wilder

Building connections with current and former Catamount student-athletes is key to the success of our athletics programs. Current baseball player Immanuel Wilder and Dale Sims '78 talk about their experiences as student-athletes at Western Carolina University. Dale and his wife Debbie are long-time supporters of WCU and WCU Athletics, with three endowed scholarships. Dale also serves on the Catamount Club Board of Directors  

Chancellor Brown

I Love WCU Month 2020

The month of February marks the 4th annual I Love WCU celebration. During the month of February, we are asking all alumni to invest in our student-athletes to ensure they are successful both scholastically and competitively.  

Jake Robinson

Cat Chats: Onno and Jake

Current Catamount Student-Athlete Onno Steger chats with former Student-Athlete Jake Robinson about how former WCU student-athletes who are now making an impact in the professional world and giving back to their alma mater.  

An image of the field with the giving tuesday logo

Catamount Nation Answers the Call on Giving Tuesday

For the fourth-time in as many years, Western Carolina Athletics and its fundraising arm, the Catamount Club, put out the call as part of the National Day of Giving, #GivingTuesday. And once again, the generosity of the Catamount Nation brightly shined through.  

Photo of WCU's football stadium and field on game day

Field Turf Replacement Project

The artificial turf at E.J. Whitmire Stadium/Bob Waters Field is nearing the end of its 11th year of use. In honor of Giving Tuesday, join us in supporting this special project to raise funds for the turf replacement.  

Catamount Club logo on purple

2019 Impact Report

2019 has been a remarkable year. Your generosity helped fund over 55% of approximately $3 million in scholarship expenditures. Discover the impact of our support.  

Graphic with 5 catamount players standing on the cover with text saying: Senior Day vs Sanford: Kickoff @ 2pm

WCU vs Samford: 11/16/2019

Join the Catamount Club as WCU Football takes on Samford on Saturday, November 16, 2019.  

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