The past ten years at Western Carolina University have been transformational, to say the least. Our student population has consistently grown; our campus has evolved to support the future, and all members of our Catamount family have experienced many life-changing moments here at WCU. After taking a moment to reflect back, we now look to the future. Not only for our university but also for our students, faculty, staff, and community that call Western Carolina University home.
The new Catamount Navigator Program builds upon the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement that governs the transfer of credits from community colleges to UNC System institutions.
This holiday season Western Carolina University First Gentleman Dennis Brown solicited the assistance of Paws and a group of WCU students to help decorate the Chancellor’s Residence and surprise Chancellor Kelli R. Brown for the couple’s first holiday on campus.
Mary Hill Lewis, a distance student who majored in birth-to-kindergarten education, spoke at the 2019 commencement ceremony about her journey, the future and what she overcame to get to this moment.
Natalie Newman knew she had the drive and ambition to run her own business, but what she needed was direction and inspiration. She found both in Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in innovation leadership and entrepreneurship through the College of Business.
Ivy Gibson, associate general counsel at WCU, is chairing the search committee, which includes current and former student-athletes, Catamount Club representatives, athletics department staff and community members.
Meet Marianne Leek, two time alumna of Western Carolina University.
The campus committee leading the national search for Western Carolina University’s next vice chancellor for advancement is working with Aspen Leadership Group as the process moves forward and has scheduled a series of meetings designed to provide input to committee members and ALG.
A pair of graduating students delivered the primary addresses Saturday (Dec. 14) as WCU held commencement exercises to recognize the academic accomplishments of its fall class and a group of alumni who completed requirements to receive their degrees last summer.