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Second-year DPT student Gabriella Ware wins Scholarship of Excellence Award

Gabriella Ware recently received the Scholarship of Excellence Award from the Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions.  

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University police adds Community Care Program to campus services

WCU's Police Department has joined the Sylva and Boone police departments to become the third to offer the Community Care Program in Western North Carolina.  

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Princeton Review lists College of Business among best for on-campus MBA

The Princeton Review lists WCU’s College of Business as one of the nation’s best schools to earn an on-campus master’s degree in business administration in the new poll that was released Tuesday, Jan. 31.  

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WCU double alumnus pursues degrees for his community

John David Arch is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, a Navy veteran and a non-traditional student who is now a double alumnus of WCU.   

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Doctor of Psychology program receives accreditation

Three years after welcoming in its inaugural class, the Doctor of Psychology program received accreditation from the American Psychological Association.  

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Thesis presentation lands WCU grad top honors in competition

WCU graduate Emily Deem took home first place and a $1,000 cash prize in a Tar Heel Three Minute Thesis event the UNC at Chapel Hill Graduate School hosted online this summer.  

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WCU graduate programs included in US News and World Report national rankings

The 2023 ranking of graduate schools by U.S. News and World Report includes WCU, which offers master’s and doctoral degree programs online, in hybrid format, and through traditional classroom instruction at its Cullowhee campus and the Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.  

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Integrated Health Sciences program offering students a flexible pathway for health careers

Launched in fall 2018, the Integrated Health Sciences program is starting to graduate students. Some are entering the workforce.   

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Spring semester enrollment dips, with increase of new graduate and distance students

Total enrollment has dipped slightly by 2.7% for the 2022 spring semester, while the number of new graduate students and distance students enrolled increased.  

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