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Saltz Anderson endowed scholarship honors family of educators

Saltz Anderson endowed scholarship honors family of educators

They traded Western North Carolina for central Washington, where he farmed and she taught school. When it came time to settle their affairs and with no children of their own, Harold and Henrietta Saltz Anderson looked homeward, to North Carolina.

September 05, 2018


Entegra Bank announces $250,000 contribution for scholarship effort

Entegra Bank announces $250,000 contribution for scholarship effort

In recognition that more than 20% of Entegra Bank's workforce in Western North Carolina graduated from WCU, the financial institution's board of directors announced a $250,000 contribution to provide scholarship assistance to students from the region who want to study in WCU's College of Business.

September 03, 2018


Campus fixture Carol Burton creates scholarship to aid international graduate students

Campus fixture Carol Burton creates scholarship to aid international graduate students

Through cash gifts, pledges and an estate gift totaling $50,000, Acting Provost Carol Burton has established a scholarship fund designed to help international students, especially those from Jamaica, earn graduate degrees at WCU.

August 07, 2018


WCU Launches 'Lead the Way' Campaign

WCU Launches 'Lead the Way' Campaign

WCU launched the public phase of its comprehensive fundraising campaign March 1, by announcing a minimum goal of $60 million and celebrating a $5 million pledge.

March 02, 2018


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