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General Assembly renews grant for WCU's school leadership training program

With a recent grant renewal, Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions has now received $1.8 million to date from a General Assembly program for training school administrators and leaders.  

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Film and Television Program moves Controlled Chaos Film Festival online

The Controlled Chaos Film Festival will be streamed Friday, May 8, beginning with a red-carpet event at 7:30 p.m. on WCU’s social channels  

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May, June orientation sessions moving online for incoming WCU students

WCU will be moving its on-campus orientation programs scheduled for May and June online and instead of the in-person format as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force changes in university operations.  

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Master's degree program in experiential and outdoor education gains accreditation

WCU's new master's degree program in experiential and outdoor education recently gained accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.   

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Graduates of WCU's MPA program on front line of 'locally executed' response to COVID-19

Locally executed, state managed and federally supported. That’s how the Federal Emergency Management Agency has long described the ideal way to respond to major disasters.  

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WCU designated Tree Campus USA

Western Carolina University has been named again as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.  

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An abbreviated Spring Literary Festival moves online

Originally scheduled with events on campus, the Spring Literary Festival's presence will now completely be digital during the COVID-19 pandemic, with live and recorded interviews and book readings.  

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Highlands Biological Station stays on task, provides learning resources to region

With 'stay home, stay safe' orders in place and even the great outdoors seemingly closed, Highlands Biological Station, an installation of Western Carolina University, remains at work to meet the conservation and educational needs of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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College of Engineering and Technology awarded for its diversity initiatives

Western Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology is the recipient of a Bronze Award from the American Society of Engineering Education’s Diversity Recognition Program.  

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