Forty years ago, the Catamounts made a miraculous run to the national championship game.
A sense of belonging is what many students envision as part of their college experience; somewhere that gives them purpose, a group to be part of and to share in cultural activities they are most familiar with or are interested in learning more about.
Membership is now complete on the 43-person steering committee that will help guide WCU’s recently announced comprehensive fundraising effort, the “Fill the Western Sky” campaign.
For some students, attending WCU means a little bit more than just pursuing a college degree – an important goal, to be sure. But for several new first-year and transfer students, it also means carrying on a family tradition.
Colleen is a student at WCU as well as a counselor for Cat Camp. Tag along as she shows her experiences at Cat Camp!
For WCU alumni Robert and Suzanne Thomas, the seeds for two successful careers in international business were planted in the late 1960s and early 1970s during their time as students majoring in social science.
WCU was successful in its request for funds for a new engineering facility and program expansion from the North Carolina General Assembly, for the recently approved 2023-2025 biennial state budget.
Students Elliott Kerns and Marcus Ibarra recently had the opportunity of a lifetime to study overseas as recipients of the David L. Boren Scholarship.
When Estefany Gordillo-Rivas was deciding where she wanted to go to college, she knew she wanted to go somewhere that would give her a more personal experience with smaller class sizes.