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Jeff Dowswell Alumnus of the Month

Jeff Dowswell Alumnus of the Month

January 2020 Alumnus of the month.  

January 31, 2020


Food. Fire. Friends.

Food. Fire. Friends.

Matthew Hessburg, an alumnus of the University Participant program, used the skills he learned while working at the acclaimed Haywood Smokehouse to create a barbecue sauce of his own.  

January 27, 2020


Marianne Leek Alumna of the Month

Marianne Leek Alumna of the Month

Meet Marianne Leek, two time alumna of Western Carolina University.  

December 18, 2019


Darrin Hemphill Alumnus of the Month

Darrin Hemphill Alumnus of the Month

November 2019 Alumnus of the month  

November 26, 2019


In the Trenches

In the Trenches

They were a little older, a little wiser and most liked to play poker. And with nicknames including Pee Wee, Buffalo and Pinball, you knew they were going to make something happen — and they did. Welcome to the 1949 football team at Western Carolina Teachers College, which 70 years ago this fall won the North State Conference championship — the only championship a Catamount football team has ever won.  

October 31, 2019


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