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Ireland Update- Day Three

Pride of the Mountains to Ireland: Day 3

On day 3 of the trip, Pride of the Mountains weathered the rain to experience Gaelic Games and tour the Guinness Storehouse.   

Ireland Update- Day one and two

Pride of the Mountains to Ireland: Day 1 and 2

The Pride of the Mountains Marching Band has been selected as one of two U.S bands to represent the United States at the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Ireland! They will also have the opportunity to visit many iconic sights during their trip. Follow along on Pride of the Mountains social media channels!  

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Pride of the Mountains Marching Band set for St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ireland

WCU’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will perform in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin March 17.   

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Music professor to pay homage to fallen WWI soldiers through 'Last Post' bugle tribute

School of Music professor and amateur history buff, Brad Ulrich, will pay homage to the fallen soldiers by performing the poignant bugle call, “The Last Post” at every Commonwealth cemetery within the Ypres Salient.  

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New tool shines light on firefly research

WCU assistant professor Luiz Lima da Silveira has spent decades learning about fireflies.   

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Sport management students gain real-world experience at SMA conference

WCU students and Sports Marketing Association club members recently had the opportunity to attend an SMA conference in Tampa, Florida.   

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Panel sparks conversations on community, belonging at WCU

Catcuce Tiger came to WCU as a graduate student. As a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, he wanted to learn more about American history, including his cultural heritage.   

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WCU Catamount Adventures travel series bound for Montana

With the inaugural trip of a recently launched travel series sponsored by the Division of Advancement about to embark, plans are now underway for this year’s second excursion – a cross-continental journey to Montana.  

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WCU one of four NCInnovation UNC System regional hubs, fueling regional and statewide economic growth

While the state of North Carolina is a well-recognized leader in research and development, the output does not measure up to the state’s size. That's were NCInnovation steps in.  

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