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Car Ride with Chancellor, Scholarships Prove Turning Point for Future Vet

Car Ride with Chancellor, Scholarships Prove Turning Point for Future Vet

Students, pets, pets, students. It seems to be one or the other for Western Carolina University senior Sarah Bennett, who graduated in May with a biology degree and an eye on veterinary school.  

May 01, 2018


Scholarships Mean More than Money to Erin West

Scholarships Mean More than Money to Erin West

Erin West knows the value of a scholarship can go well beyond its dollar sign. A senior in the College of Business, West has received slightly more than $17,000 in WCU scholarships since her sophomore year. But besides helping to pay for her education, the financial support has helped to position her as a student with some cachet, a good bet, a smart cookie who knows a thing or two.  

April 18, 2018


Kam A. McDonald Alum of the Month

Kam A. McDonald Alum of the Month

Meet our Alumni of the Month: Kam A. McDonald! She graduated from WCU in Spring 2001 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and completed my MSW in 2013 at Winthrop University.  

April 12, 2018


Sky Sampson Alumna of the Month

Sky Sampson Alumna of the Month

Meet our Alumna of the Month: Sky Sampson! She graduated from WCU in 2010 with a bachelor of science degree in communications.  

April 11, 2018


Scholarships Lead to Success on Stage and Screen

Scholarships Lead to Success on Stage and Screen

Hidden among the pages of his childhood journal, Western Carolina University senior Briar Boggs found a sign, THE sign: a wistful note from his 10-year-old self, longing for a dream he did not think possible. The discovery made him cry.  

April 11, 2018


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