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CAPS finds way to ‘meet students’ with award-winning videos

Realizing that it was time to come up with a more effective way to reach additional students, Kim Gorman, director of Western Carolina University’s Counseling and Psychological Services, and her staff decided to meet students where they were – on YouTube.  


Staff member Jennifer Cooper appears on ‘Jeopardy,’ succumbs to Apostles clue

Production for the game show episode took place in a Culver City, California, studio Aug. 27 and the show was broadcast Nov. 1.  


Chancellor installation set for March 27; steering committee appointed

The 30-member group is beginning the task of planning the traditional academic ceremony for WCU Chancellor Kelli R. Brown.  


Students present research at Southern Conference forum

The event is a collaborative project of the Southern Conference membership and is hosted by Wofford College.  


Harris taking on another ‘Biking for Biology’ fundraising ride

The faculty member will board his bike at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, to ride multiple laps between WCU’s Health and Human Sciences Building and the Jackson County Airport.  


Events for International Education Week coming up on campus

The university community will have an opportunity to discover more about the university’s international student population, study-abroad opportunities, and global teaching and learning.   


Wind Ensemble to present its final concert of fall semester

The student musicians will perform in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15.  


CAPS’ self-help videos recognized with national media award

The honor for the series of videos on YouTube came from the Association of University and College Counseling Centers and Directors.  


Chili cookoff will benefit organizations, spotlight hunger

The food-based fundraiser will highlight food insecurity issues in the community Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Homebase College Ministry.  

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