A 1984 graduate of WCU’s communication program who is now senior vice president of operations for Charter Communications-Spectrum Reach has made $100k in gifts and pledges to create two new annual scholarships.
A WCU staff member for nearly 40 years and a two-time alumnus, Phil Cauley has donated to the Catamount Club for 37 of those years.
The dean’s suite of offices in the Forsyth Building has a new formal name that celebrates five generations of a family’s connections to WCU dating back to the early 1900s.
A pair of alumni from the EMC program's formative years have established endowed scholarship funds totaling nearly $55,000 to help future students.
A member of a family with deep roots in Jackson County has established an endowed scholarship fund at WCU that will support students in the College of Arts and Sciences in honor of a family patriarch.
The family of the late Alexandra Puntin Pilsbury has established a scholarship to benefit future nursing students at WCU in memory of the 2017 graduate of the School of Nursing who died after a battle with cancer.
N. Leroy Kauffman, a faculty member since 1994, and Susan L. Swanger, a faculty member since 1997, have established separate scholarship funds to provide financial assistance to deserving accountancy students.
Former N.C. Sen. Tom Apodaca and his family have established the Keith Corzine Residential Living Endowed Scholarship to honor Corzine, associate vice chancellor for auxiliary enterprises, who is retiring effective Jan. 1.
WCU is focusing its annual GivingTuesday initiative on raising awareness of and contributions to the Fund for WCU.