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Alumni Events

The WCU Alumni Association hosts events on campus, in local communities across the state, and online. We invite you to join us for upcoming events and explore our Western Wednesday recorded events

Please feel free to contact us if you are interested in hosting an event in your area.

Upcoming Events

David Dorando


Western Wednesday Replays

From Pride of the Mountains and Sports Preview to interviews with noted faculty and alumni. Western Wednesday is a monthly virtual event hosted by the WCU Office of Alumni Engagement featuring special members of the WCU community. You can watch the replays any time… 

Watch the replays


Alumni Central Tailgates

Alumni enjoy a rally towel at Alumni Tailgates


The Office of Alumni Engagement, once again, will be hosting pre-game tailgates before each home football game this year! Alumni Central is located in front of Gate 1 on the West stands side of E.J. Whitmire Stadium. 

Alumni Central Tailgate Schedule

Sep. 9, 2023 vs. Samford | 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Sep. 23, 2023 vs. Charleston Southern | 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Oct. 21, 2023 vs. Furman | 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Oct. 28, 2023 vs. Mercer | 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Nov. 11, 2023 vs. ETSU | 9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Celebrate Western | Oct. 27-28


Save the Date! Homecoming 2023!

We welcome all Catamounts to Cullowhee for Homecoming 2023! Make plans now to attend the Homecoming Parade in downtown Sylva and the after-party, and be sure to be on hand as we celebrate alumni award winners and the 50th anniversary of the Inspirational Gospel Choir while the Cats take on Mercer. Stay up-to-date on all things Homecoming by visiting


WCU Football Watch Party

Join Matt Melvin '09 and other Catamount alumni for a WCU Football Watch Party on Saturday, October 28 in Elizabeth City, NC at the Seven Sounds Brewing Company to catch up, reminisce on your time in Cullowhee, and watch the Cats play on Homecoming! * This is a BYOD (Buy Your Own Drink) Event. RSVP

Location | Seven Sounds Brewing Company (112 N Water St., Elizabeth City, NC 27909)

Time | 2:00 pm Meet-Up, 2:30 pm Kickoff

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