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I Love WCU Month 2020

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.  

February 03, 2020


Catamount Nation Answers the Call on Giving Tuesday

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.  

December 04, 2019


2019 Impact Report

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.  

November 12, 2019


Former Football Academic All-American Honors Mother, Stepmom with Gifts to Athletics, the Arts

Former Football Academic All-American Honors Mother, Stepmom with Gifts to Athletics, the Arts

Mike Wade, a former two-time Academic All-American at Western Carolina University, will tell you that football is the greatest metaphor for life: to survive you have to get back up every time you get knocked down — and you will get knocked down, he insists, many, many times. Wade did excel, so much so that he recently made a $1 million planned gift to support WCU’s athletics and arts scholarships and programs — one of the largest gifts given to the Catamount athletics program and one of the largest gifts ever by a former student-athlete.  

January 25, 2019


Love for Cats keep Greeks coming back

Love for Cats keep Greeks coming back

It’s a family affair during WCU’s Greek Challenge each fall, when fraternities and sororities past and present compete to raise money for Catamount athletics. While the competition is a win for all student-athletes, only one fraternity and one sorority get to claim bragging rights when the fundraising totals are announced during Homecoming.  

October 16, 2018


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