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Giving Tuesday efforts to focus on band’s trip to Macy’s, student-athletes

Giving Tuesday efforts to focus on band’s trip to Macy’s, student-athletes

WCU will kick off the season of generosity five days after Thanksgiving with Giving Tuesday. This year, the focus will be on two special projects – upgrading the student-athlete computer lab and sending the Pride of the Mountains marching band to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2019.

November 15, 2018


Meltzer scholarship endowment will benefit hundreds of students from array of disciplines

Meltzer scholarship endowment will benefit hundreds of students from array of disciplines

When former Highlands resident Curtis Meltzer died Dec. 17, 2017, he left a multimillion dollar estate gift to WCU to support students in the College of Arts and Sciences, increasing his and wife Enid’s overall scholarship endowment to $3.3 million.

November 12, 2018


Foundation Board honors Belchers with endowed scholarship

Foundation Board honors Belchers with endowed scholarship

WCU’s Foundation Board of Directors express gratitude for David and Susan Belcher with a new endowed scholarship in their honor.

October 16, 2018


Soccer lovers keep kickin’ long after game is over

Soccer lovers keep kickin’ long after game is over

It’s for the love of the game that former members of WCU’s men’s soccer team keep coming back to campus to see former teammates, play a little soccer and raise money for the WCU soccer program.

October 16, 2018


WCU employees give back in time, talent, treasure

WCU employees give back in time, talent, treasure

Members of WCU’s faculty and staff senates do their part by coming together to support those in need.

October 16, 2018


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