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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



WCU Legacy Pinning

2019 Legacy Pinning


The WCU Alumni Association is excited to continue the tradition of the WCU Legacy Pinning Ceremony on October 1, 2022. The Legacy Pinning Ceremony celebrates incoming first-year students, who are direct family members of WCU alumni, and have decided to make WCU a family tradition.

If you know of a first year student who is a Legacy student, contact Cayela Bauknecht at


GOLD Alumni Meetup


GOLD Alumni Meetup

All WCU Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Alumni join us for our first official stop on the Jackson County "Ale Trail" at Innovations Brewing in Dillsboro. Enjoy an evening of brews and networking with other Young Alumni!

*This is a BYOB (Buy Your Own Beer) Event*

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Innovation Station, Dillsboro, NC

Discover the Jackson County "Ale Trail"


Scholarship Luncheon

2018 Schoalrship Luncheon


WCU invites scholarship donors and representatives to the Scholarship Luncheon to have the opportunity to meet scholarship recipients and build lifelong connections over lunch. The Scholarship Luncheon honors those who have made a difference to WCU in a philanthropic way. 

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center

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