English professor Mae Miller Claxton has won the Phoenix Award for Distinguished Achievement by the Eudora Welty Society.
The Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will perform in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ireland on March 17, 2024.
WCU graduate Emily Deem took home first place and a $1,000 cash prize in a Tar Heel Three Minute Thesis event the UNC at Chapel Hill Graduate School hosted online this summer.
The nomination period is now open for the annual Mountain Heritage Awards.
Ricardo Nazario-Colón, chief diversity officer, has taken the oath of office as president of the Appalachian Studies Association for 2022-2023.
The College of Education and Allied Professions has been granted accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Two students from WCU are among an elite national group selected to receive up to $25,000 for a year of study abroad and immersion in foreign culture and languages.
The University Communications and Marketing team has received 11 awards from the Hermes Creative Awards. The international competition is one of the oldest and largest creative competitions in the world.
WCU Board of Trustees awarded Freeman Edward “Ed” Broadwell Jr. with its highest honorary degree, doctorate of humane letters, as part of its commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 7.