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NC Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation provides grant for WCU summer reading program

The WCU Speech and Hearing Clinic will be expanding its recently launched summer reading program to reach a larger number of children with language and learning impairments, thanks to a $13K grant from the N.C. Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation.  

Pigeon River Award

Haywood Waterways Association presents award to WCU for its many contributions

Haywood Waterways Association has presented its 2021 Pigeon River Award to WCU for making significant contributions in the protection of water and land resources in the neighboring county.  

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Advancement staff sets holiday hours to assist with year-end giving

The Division of Advancement will be open for several hours on the last two days of December to assist donors with year-end giving.  

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WCU Board of Trustees approves increased student athletic fees, campaign feasibility study and new status for some scholarship recipients

WCU’s Board of Trustees endorsed a schedule of fees and rates for the 2022-23 academic year that would increase the cost of mandatory athletic fees paid by $86 a year.  

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WCU lab helps Swedish researcher with mosquito project

Anders Lindström recently visited Cullowhee from the Swedish National Veterinary Institute. He was working in WCU’s Mosquito and Vector-Borne Infectious Disease Facility  

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Nursing students travel to Atlanta area to assist refugee community

A recent field trip for nursing students provided some heartwarming and heartbreaking moments during a day of health care outreach.  

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Undergrads present research at conference forum

Students Melissa Rogers, Nathan Travis, Emily Ervin, Matthew Tuten, Kylie Conard and Faye Gant presented research projects at the Southern Conference Undergraduate Research Forum.   

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North Carolina budget advances renovations, salaries for WCU

North Carolina budget advances renovations, salaries for WCU   

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WCU Board of Trustees to hold quarterly meeting Dec. 3

The WCU Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in the board room of H.F. Robinson Administration Building.  

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