A fundraising campaign has begun to create a $25,000 endowment to assist students as they become involved in service learning.
The course is designed to deliver comprehensive and objective information to help participants achieve their most important financial goals.
The exercise program will be held during the lunch hour on six successive Fridays, Feb. 1 through March 8, at the Campus Recreation Center.
Sessions will be held Feb. 7-8 at WCU's instructional site at Biltmore Park in Asheville.
Fundraising could get a boost this year thanks to a special $100,000 giving challenge issued by four WCU alumni.
Participants will learn about the eight commandments of customer care and the basis for exceptional customer service at the five-star level.
The fifth annual festival will take place Saturday, Feb. 2, and Sunday, Feb. 3, at the Coulter Building recital hall.
Formerly with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Thomas succeeds Steve Lillard, who was named WCU’s police chief in February 2018.
The facility allows WCU nurse practitioner students and students in related fields to receive education and training in an on-site environment.