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Week of Welcome & Valley Ballyhoo

Photo of Valley Ballyhoo


Week of Welcome

While Valley Ballyhoo may be cancelled this year, our campus is working on plans to welcome new and returning students! Plain text version of the schedule of events! 

Pod Party

Students listening to music 


Last Minute Productions will be hosting a physically distance headphone disco! Catamounts will be able to jam out in their own pod on the Blue Ridge Lawn on Saturday, August 15 at 8:00pm. RSVPs are required!

Check Engage for the event listing to RSVP!

Follow Campus Activities on Facebook or Instagram for more events!

Q & A with the Greeks

The Greeks at WCU will be hosting a special Q&A on Monday, August 17, 2020 via their social media channels at 6:30 pm. Learn more about our Greek community and how to get involved! 

Follow Greeks at WCU on Facebook or Instagram!

 Unity Banner

The UC  


On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, Last Minute Productions will host a Unity Banner for our Catamounts to color or sign! The banner will be at the Central Plaza from 2:00pm-6:00pm. Come up and make your mark (physically distant, of course). 

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Semester Events starting August 17th!

The Journey Continues 


 New Transfer Students: Welcome to WCU!

We want to hear from you during the first two weeks.

Upload a short message to the Student Transitions Instagram page. Check your email inbox for more details!  

And.... while supplies last....

You will receive a special shirt with this image, just for joining the conversation with us!

Transfer Student Initiatives

Man on a mountain 


Campus Recreation and Wellness is here to help you semester be fun and active!  Starting August 17th to November 20th, our Catamounts can start their own CRW Adventure Book! The adventures in this book incorporate all Campus Recreation and Wellness program areas to deliver you a variety of enjoyable, unique, and memorable challenges to do this semester. 

Complete each adventure at your own leisure.  Complete at least 15 of the 20 adventures before November 20, 2020 to receive your prize. Prizes must be picked up in-person at the front desk of the CRC. 

Receive credit for completing your book by:        

Posting your pictures as you complete each adventure on Instagram or your Instagram story with #CRWAdventure and tagging us @wcu_campusrec or, 2. Submitting a completed book (last page of book) to

To register visit

Bardo Arts Center 


Bardo Arts Center On-Demand Virtual Experiences

Enjoy a 360° virtual tour of the WCU Fine Art Museum exhibition, Cultivating Collections: Painting, Sculpture, Latinx and Latin American Artists. Undergraduate students in WCU’s Exhibition Practicum course assisted in the selection of works to display, interviewed artists, and evaluated strengths and opportunities for the collection. This interactive online tour will be available from August 18 - December 4.

Visit to explore this exhibition, along with a collection of virtual arts experiences from Bardo Arts Center and the Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts such as artist talks, performances, films, and more.
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