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Ronnie Carr

Ronnie Carr

Ronnie Carr put himself and Western Carolina University into the record books on Nov. 29, 1980, when he made the first intercollegiate 3-point shot.  

David Joy and Billy Bob Thornton

From Novel to Big Screen

David Joy produces novel worthy of Hollywood nod.  

Preston Blakely with dog

Change Maker

Preston Blakely becomes the youngest serving mayor in NC  

Cats Musical

Once a Cat, Always a Cat

Musical Theatre alumna is currently starring in Broadway's 'Cats'  

Ryan Hill

Action Packed

Construction management alum soars to new heights  

Prometheus Barrels

Prometheus Barrels

Alum turns old whiskey barrels into stylish fire pits.  

Shetland society

The Power of Giving

Explore the power of giving at Western Carolina University  

Aerial shot of campus

Class Notes

Take a look at what Catamounts from across the world are up to and their career accomplishments.   

The Rocks

The Rocks

Let's explore the new residential buildings at Western Carolina University: Shining Rock, Water Rock and Black Rock aka The Rocks.  

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