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Selection of student-produced short films will be screened at 'Controlled Chaos'

Proceeds and donations from the event benefit the Motion Picture Student Project Fund, which helps students with the cost of creating their senior thesis films.   


Gov. Roy Cooper gets tour of campus during his visit to region

The governor visited a forensic science class, viewed construction of the Tom Apodaca Science Building and toured the steam plant and Moore Building.  

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Online course in ‘German for Beginners’ kicks off April 22

Topics to be covered include formal and informal introductions, origins and hometowns, shopping, traveling, eating, and clothing and colors.  


Catamount Singers, Electric Soul to perform hits to 'Define America'

The concert will feature songs best known from performances by Aretha Franklin, The Pentatonix, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Sam Cooke, Pink, and Earth, Wind and Fire.  


WCU photographer’s image featured on NCAA Twitter site

An image captured by Ashley Evans in WCU’s Photo Services Office was recently featured as the “Photo of the Week” on the Twitter site of NCAA baseball.   


Nursing students test virtual reality simulation technology at MAHEC

The high-tech training is part of a federally funded grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.  


Students partner with MountainWise to highlight dangers of vaping

WCU's Department of Residential Living is hosting an event titled “Clear the Air” on Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m.  

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Local entrepreneur Phil Drake to speak on campus about success

Phil Drake of Franklin, a well-known entrepreneur and software pioneer, will discuss success and America's economic system in the conference room of Blue Ridge Hall.  


Interior design program coordinator uses tiny house as teaching tool

Her custom interior plan received a second-place award in the “green living/sustainable design” category of the International Design Awards competition.  

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