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WCU names Randy Collins dean of College of Engineering and Technology

The WCU Board of Trustees appointed Edward R. Collins Jr. as dean of the College of Engineering and Technology as part of its special-called meeting May 3. Collins will start in his new position effective Aug. 1.  

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Chancellor Kelli Brown included in Business NC magazine Power List 2022

Business North Carolina magazine included Chancellor Kelli R. Brown in its Power List 2022 of the state’s most influential leaders in a variety of endeavors.  

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Associate professor, students look to chemistry for nuclear waste solutions

Associate professor Channa De Silva and recent graduate Brandon Sanders have been exploring how chemistry can help with recycling America’s spent nuclear fuels.  

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Faculty, staff honored at annual awards event

WCU’s Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards returned to its full capacity form Friday, April 29.  

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‘Bells in the Valley’ video updated to reflect another decade of WCU

A documentary originally created in 1989 to highlight WCU’s centennial and revised in 2012, has been brought up to date with high-definition photography, new music and more contemporary scenes.  

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Regional high schools participate in WCU's language contest

The 39th annual Language Contest at Western Carolina University saw some 120 high school students test their knowledge of French and Spanish on April 26.  

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Travis Jordan Named Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Travis Jordan has been appointed to the position of chief marketing and communications officer.  

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Globetrotting photography duo creates endowed scholarship to support English, world languages students

Will and Deni McIntyre, who have traveled the world capturing photographs and video for global clients for more than 40 years, recently created an endowed scholarship for students majoring in English or world languages.  

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Robotics team finishes third

The WCU Robotics team took third place honors at 2022 IEEE Southeastcon Hardware Competition.  

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