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Report indicates removal of WCU dam possible without risking water supply; more study sought

Representatives from the university and the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority hope to engage with local county and municipal officials to seek feedback on how to proceed.  


Students help university to be designated ‘Voter Friendly Campus’

Institutions were held accountable for planning and implementing practices that encouraged their students to register and vote in the 2018 elections and in the coming years.  

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Students to compete at wildlife conclave; livestreams available

The contingent from WCU will join competitors from about two dozen colleges and universities from 14 southeastern states.  


Cullowhee listed among nation's most economically dynamic 'micropolitan' areas

WCU's home community landed on a top-20 list that also includes Bozeman, Montana; Breckenridge, Colorado; and Key West, Florida.  


‘Lead the Way’ total to be announced May 2 with campus celebration

The community event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the arena floor of Ramsey Regional Activity Center.  

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Ancestry Library Edition genealogical workshop set at Hunter

Topics to be addressed include the basics of genealogical research, information participants will need to research their families, and some of the challenges they can expect along the way.   


Two students, faculty member attend TD Ameritrade conference

The firm invited undergraduate financial planning students from across the nation and also covered travel and hotel expenses for them and program directors.  

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DJ Kidd Cambo headlines event at Ramsey Center on March 23

The event also will feature Eternal Quality along with special appearances by Sayre and DJ Joost.  

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Search for health, human sciences dean suspended temporarily

Current dean Douglas Keskula announced in April 2018 his intention to return to a faculty position in the Department of Physical Therapy.   

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