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Traditional music series to feature musicians Burkey, Overhultz

The concert and jam session will be held at MadStone Cafe and Catching Light Books, located in Noble Hall on the WCU campus.  

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Performance by Opera Scenes Ensemble scheduled for Dec. 4

The 14 students will present four scenes, with all songs sung in English and the performers fully costumed by Pierre’s Costumes of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   

Doctor of Physical Therapy students working in the pro-bono clinic

Students Classwork Becomes a Pillar for the Community

On a recent Wednesday evening, patients reviewed their progress since the last clinic before being treated. A cancer survivor with ambulatory challenges was patiently encouraged through a series of exercises, along with plenty of smiles upon completion of each task. Nearby, Swain County resident Delphia Birchfield watched a relative she had transported to the clinic begin his session. “This is an answered prayer,” Birchfield said. “Without it, I don’t know what kind of condition he’d be in right now, how he could cope. And he looks forward to it. You can see it with his interaction with the students. He’s treated as an individual, gets a level of attention and has made real progress. This clinic is a blessing.”  

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Former Asheville mayor makes gift to help graduate students, pushing campaign total past $55M

WCU’s “Lead the Way” comprehensive fundraising campaign crossed a major milestone with a commitment from former Asheville Mayor Charles Worley and his wife, Nancy Worley.  

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Former Asheville mayor makes gift to help WCU grad students, pushing campaign total past $55M

The Lead the Way campaign crossed a major milestone when a gift commitment from former Asheville Mayor Charles Worley and his wife, Nancy Worley, pushed the amount raised across the $55 million mark.  

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Opening of Veterans Resource Center marked with ribbon-cutting

This center offers student veterans a quiet space to study, participate in group activities, get career information and connect with fellow veterans.  

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Giving Tuesday efforts to focus on band's trip to Macy's, student-athletes

’Tis better to give than to receive, as the old adage goes, and this year’s Giving Tuesday – Nov. 27 – makes it easy for friends and alumni of the university to do just that, especially those thinking about their end-of-year giving.  

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Giving Tuesday efforts to focus on band’s trip to Macy’s, student-athletes

WCU will kick off the season of generosity five days after Thanksgiving with Giving Tuesday. This year, the focus will be on two special projects – upgrading the student-athlete computer lab and sending the Pride of the Mountains marching band to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2019.  

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Grant Writing Certificate Program set for four days at Biltmore Park

Susan Fouts, director of educational outreach at WCU, and Jack Smith, nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as instructors.  

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