Several former Catamount football players from the late 1950s through the early 1970s recently kicked off an effort to establish a new endowed scholarship fund at Western Carolina University in memory of their late coach, McDaniel “Dan” Robinson, who died in February 2022 at the age of 95.
WCU has partnered with a nationally recognized estate-planning service to help members of the university community in creating or updating a document to ensure their final wishes are fulfilled.
The WCU Senior Leadership Fellows Program will wrap up its pilot year this fall and begin seeking nominations for a new cohort to begin in January 2023.
WCU's Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting Friday, Sept. 2, in the board room of H.F. Robinson Administration Building.
Jennifer Hinton, professor and program director of the recreational therapy program, was recently named president-elect of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.
Leslie Putnam and a team of teacher-artists working at Playground Stage are using theater education to help teach children, strengthen families and build community.
Ron Morrow, a 1978 WCU graduate, recently increased the Ronald G. Morrow Endowed Scholarship Fund to $550,000.
Jacquelyn D. Hallum has been chosen as keynote speaker for the New Student Convocation.
A $5,000 grant will help boost an educator preparation exchange program between WCU and North Carolina A and T State University.