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Jeremy Wilson appointed to advisory board of Cherokee Center

Jeremy Wilson, an Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council representative and Western Carolina University alumnus, has been appointed to the advisory board of the university's Cherokee Center.  

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Nominations being accepted for Board of Governors teaching award

The nomination period has opened for the University of North Carolina Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.  

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Aqua fitness class to be offered on campus beginning Aug. 27

WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will be offering an aqua fitness class starting Monday, Aug. 27, at Reid Gymnasium in Cullowhee.  

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Travel course takes trio on educational journey across China

Yanjun Yan, assistant professor in WCU’s School of Engineering and Technology, led two of the university's students on an educational journey across China over a two-week period in May.  

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Acclaimed poet addresses newest Catamounts during New Student Convocation

A critically acclaimed poet spoke to WCU's new students about love and bouncing back from mistakes during the university’s annual New Student Convocation held Friday, Aug. 17, at Ramsey Regional Activity Center.  

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Board of Trustees to hold quarterly meeting at Robinson Building

The WCU Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in the board room of H.F. Robinson Administration Building.  

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School of Music faculty member pens book on contemporary composer

Christina Reitz, an associate professor of music at Western Carolina University, recently published a book on acclaimed composer Jennifer Higdon.  

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Speaker series resumes with presentation on social entrepreneurship

The Free Enterprise Speaker Series returns to Western Carolina University with a presentation on social entrepreneurship from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at A.K. Hinds University Center theater.  

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Engineering students design, produce holiday ornaments for Staff Senate

As Western Carolina University’s Staff Senate members held their annual holiday ornament sale last year to raise money for scholarships, the overwhelming question from buyers was, “Were the wooden ornaments made by students?”  

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