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Annual native plant conference returns to campus

WCU will host the annual Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, bringing an international contingent of botanists and gardening enthusiasts to campus, July 20-23.  

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School of Nursing combines outreach, experiential learning with community service

Five nursing students, one faculty member and two alumni assist Great Faith Vision, a national Christian mission group, in operating a pop-up medical clinic, which for the time being will offer free vision care for young and old.  

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Mountain Heritage Center to present ‘mini’ Mountain Heritage Day-style event

The Mountain Heritage Center will hold a crafts demonstration and music performance on campus Wednesday, July 20.   

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Native plant symposium returns to Highlands Botanical Gardens

The Highlands Botanical Gardens will resume its annual native plant symposium on Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17, at two locations.   

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Mountain Heritage Day announces award-winning music headliners

Becky Buller Band and Mountain Heart will be the headline musical acts for this year’s Mountain Heritage Day.  

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Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will take its talents international

The Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will perform in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ireland on March 17, 2024.  

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Mountain Collegium Music Workshop, Lee Knight return for annual performance, lecture

A lecture and demonstration by folk singer and storyteller Lee Knight will be presented Tuesday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of Coulter Building.  

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Thesis presentation lands WCU grad top honors in competition

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.  

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Students travel to Prague for music conference and performance in Žofín Palace

Seven music students are traveling to Prague this July, invited by the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles to attend its international conference and perform with its Youth Wind Orchestra.  

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