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Services held Jan. 6 for Barbara Coulter, former WCU first lady

Barbara Helen Bolinger Coulter, 89, of Waynesville, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Haywood County.  

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‘Presentation Skills for Women’ workshop scheduled in Asheville

Betty Farmer, award-winning WCU professor of communication and owner of Farmer Communications, will serve as workshop instructor.  

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WCU's Advancement office sets holiday hours to assist with year-end giving

Monday, Dec. 31, is the deadline for gifts to the university to be counted as charitable gifts in calendar year 2018.  


WCU holds two commencements to honor fall class, summer graduates

A pair of graduating students delivered the primary addresses Saturday (Dec. 15) as WCU held commencement exercises to recognize the academic accomplishments of its fall class and a group of alumni who completed requirements to receive their degrees last summer.  


Annual Dulcimer U Winter Weekend coming up at Lake Junaluska

Instruction will be provided on the mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, ukulele and guitar.  


Staff Senate Scholarship Fund passes $100,000 milestone, becomes self-sustaining

The fund was created in 2007 to promote higher education and help relatives of staff members finance their educations at WCU.  

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Certificate for nonprofit professionals offered at Biltmore Park site

Each of the eight modules begin with a one-day workshop at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park and is followed by four weeks of online content.  

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SACSCOC satisfied with monitoring report issued in September

Public announcement that the accrediting body approved of WCU’s efforts to address issues related to institutional effectiveness processes and Jamaica programs came at the commission’s annual meeting in New Orleans.  

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German language course to be offered online starting in January

Among the topics to be covered are formal and informal introductions, origins and hometowns, shopping, traveling, eating, clothing and colors.  

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