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WCU’s foremost ‘head resident’ is turning in his keys after more than 34 years in student housing

Keith Corzine is stepping down Jan. 1 as associate vice chancellor for auxiliary enterprises.  

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Marketing graduate triumphs through tragedy

Monica Green, from Clyde, has been a Zumba instructor, personal trainer and soon she will be an alumna of WCU. This December, Green will graduate with her bachelor’s degree in marketing as a first-generation college student.   

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Stacey Miller named director of alumni engagement

Stacey R. Miller, former associate athletics director for student success, has been named the university’s next director of alumni engagement.  

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Free enterprise center has new director, new focus on undergraduate research

Sean Mulholland, professor of economics at and former associate director of the Center for the Study of Free Enterprise, stepped into the role of director of the center on Aug. 15.   

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International student’s dream of getting master’s degree abroad ends with MBA

Luís Paulo Hemmer, an international student from Santa Catarina, Brazil, decided to pursue his master’s abroad, which seemed like a leap of faith to some, but he wanted to prove that his vision could be reality.   

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Faced with unbelievable adversity, WCU graduate takes the high(er) education road

For Bryson City native Amanda Anderson, a WCU student graduating Dec. 17 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and law, this day could not come soon enough.  

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WCU announces FORVIS as new name for its accountancy programs

WCU leaders gathered with representatives of the nation’s eighth largest accounting firm Friday, Dec. 2, to mark a subtle but meaningful change in the College of Business as its accountancy programs now have a new name.  

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CEAP student wins two state health and physical education awards

The saying “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” may sound cliché, but for health and physical education student Faith Bourque, this saying could not be truer.  

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Construction students compete in regional competition

Students from the Kimmel School of Construction recently had the opportunity to participate in real-world construction scenarios at the Associated Schools of Construction Region II competition in Atlanta.  

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