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Alumni Events

In addition to our annual Homecoming celebration in the fall, 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 to contact us if you are interested in hosting an event in your area.

Upcoming Events

Western Club of Georgia WCU Trivia Night

August 13th at 6pm EST via Zoom

Show us your knowledge of WCU at this Trivia Night for WCU Alumni from Georgia. The winner will receive a prize! To RSVP, email Elizabeth Honbarger at aehonbarger@email.wcu.edu.

Western Clubs of Tennessee WCU Trivia Night

August 20th at 7pm EST via Zoom

Show us your knowledge of WCU at this Trivia Night for the Greater Knoxville and Middle Tennessee Western Clubs. The winner will receive a prize! To RSVP, email Elizabeth Honbarger at aehonbarger@email.wcu.edu.

 

Western Wednesday featuring Ron Rash

Ron Rash

 

Ron Rash & Serena Return to the Smoky Mountains: A Reading and Discussion of his Newest Book "In the Valley". Wednesday, August 26th at 6pm via Zoom.

Western Wednesday is a monthly event featuring a WCU faculty or staff member who will speak about their area of expertise. August's Western Wednesday features Ron Rash, an accomplished author and English professor at WCU. He will be discussing his newest book titled "In the Valley,"  a collection of stories that feature the return of characters that made his book "Serena" popular. To RSVP, email Elizabeth Honbarger at aehonbarger@email.wcu.edu

 

Young Alumni WCU Trivia Night

August 27th at 6pm EST via Zoom

Are you a WCU graduate of the last decade? Show us your knowledge of WCU at this Trivia Night for Young Alumni. The winner will receive a prize! To RSVP, email Elizabeth Honbarger at aehonbarger@email.wcu.edu.

 

Western Wednesday featuring Pam Buchanan

Pam Buchanan, Director of Health Services

 

Fall 2020 Campus Health

Western Wednesday
 is a monthly event featuring a WCU faculty or staff member who will speak about their area of expertise. July's Western Wednesday is with Pamela ("Pam") Buchanan, WCU Director of Health Services. View the Recording

 

 

 

Annual Events

Purple and Gold Reunion

Postponed due to Covid-19 Protocols

Purple and gold reunion

 

Come home to Cullowhee for our annual alumni reunion. A weekend full of reunion activities including campus tours, a reunion luncheon, a nostalgic dinner and more.

Friday July 31, 2020- August 1, 2020 on the WCU main campus. For more information contact Elizabeth Honbarger at aehonbarger@wcu.edu.

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WCU Legacy Pinning 

WCU Legacy Pinning Ceremony & Family Weekend will be celebrated as COVID-19 regulations allow. Tentatively scheduled for Saturday September 19, 2020. For more information contact Elizabeth Honbarger at aehonbarger@wcu.edu

Homecoming Week

Purple and gold reunion

 

WCU Homecoming vs. Chattanooga. Saturday October 3, 2020. WCU  Main campus.

Enjoy crisp autumn Cullowhee weather, Catamount Football, The Pride of the Mountains Marching Band, tailgating with friends, and more. Please note that the 2020 Homecoming Parade has been canceled due to COVID-19 regulations.  For more information contact Elizabeth Honbarger at aehonbarger@wcu.edu

Homecoming 2020

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