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It's Lit - Spring Literary Festival

MacArthur Geniuses, a New York Times bestseller, and the winner of the Latino International Book Award.

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The Eyes Have It

School of Art and Design students capture the diversity of the student body.

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Supporting the Community

Nursing Students Assist with Local COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

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No Matter Your Choice

Decide to Succeed

It’s not the decision that defines you, but the determination to push past what you believe is possible and embrace your successes.

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Olivia Swalm

Transfer student honored with national scholarship for academic prowess, community outreach

As a high school senior Olivia Swalm had her life all planned out: Furman University, premed major in biology, then medical school and a career as a forensic pathologist. Then she was forced to take a knee.

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WCU designated Voter Friendly Campus - again

Coming off the local, state and national political season of the fall, WCU once again has been designated a Voter Friendly Campus.

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High Hampton resort offers tuition reimbursement to WCU students

What began as small conversations regarding the possibility WCU establishing an internship program with High Hampton resort in Cashiers has led to a partnership establishing the High Hampton Educational Assistance Plan.

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