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Reception for ‘Defining America’ exhibition set at Fine Art Museum

A reception is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, to mark the opening of the “Defining America” exhibition at WCU's Fine Art Museum.  


Collaboration of students, faculty, alumnus leads to WCUTrees app

It won’t be long before the trees that engulf the Western Carolina University campus will be covered with the magnificent colors of fall. For those who have a hard time identifying those trees, WCU students, faculty and alumni have you covered.  

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Bobilya, Chandler help co-author paper for journal

Andrew Bobilya, associate professor and director of WCU’s Parks and Recreation Management Program, and Resa Chandler, assistant professor in the Health and Physical Education Program, recently published a paper with co-authors from Prescott College, Montreat College and the Millbrook School.  

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Kauffman named recipient of Old North State Award

N. Leroy Kauffman, WCU associate professor of accounting, has been named a recipient of the Old North State Award, one of North Carolina’s highest civilian honors.  


English Department's Carter to participate in joint poetry reading

Catherine Carter, a WCU professor of English, will join two other poets in presenting a reading at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva.  

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Grants for WCU projects announced by Research Administration

Grants awarded at WCU during August have been announced by the university's Office of Research Administration.  


Digital Marketing and Public Relations Program set in Asheville

WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering a Digital Marketing and Public Relations Certificate Program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on six Fridays, beginning Oct. 5 and running through Nov. 16, at the university’s Biltmore Park site in Asheville.  

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Pat Kaemmerling re-elected chair of university's Board of Trustees

Patricia B. Kaemmerling, chief financial officer for Access Computers Inc. in Norcross, Georgia, has been re-elected chair of the WCU Board of Trustees.  


‘Contract Negotiations’ workshop scheduled at Biltmore Park site

WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering a workshop focusing on “Contract Negotiations, Liability and Risk Factors in Business” at the university's instructional site in Asheville.  

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