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‘Lean’ thinking workshop offered at Biltmore Park instructional site

Todd Creasy, director of the master’s degree program in business administration and associate professor of management and project management at WCU, will serve as instructor.  

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Historic fall of Berlin Wall to be remembered, celebrated on campus

Free and open to the public events will mark occurrences in Berlin in November 1989 that led to the 'fall of the wall' and reunification.   


Week of activities on campus to highlight graduate study opportunities

WCU's second annual Graduate Education Week is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 28, through Friday, Nov. 1.  


University gains $1.25 million federal grant for autism-related training

The award from the U.S. Department of Education will be distributed over five years and involve 60 graduate students in psychology, special education and speech-language pathology programs.   


English Department's Bradshaw appears in film about Appalachian music, migration

“The Mountain Minor” had its first public showing in Cincinnati on Oct. 17 and is set to be screened in Bryson City on Sunday, Nov. 3.  


Faculty engagement leads to award for its work with University Participant Program

The honor was presented to a contingent of WCU representatives at the recent Engagement Scholarship Consortium conference in Denver.  


Bands perform, rather than compete, in Tournament of Champions

WCU’s 19th annual Tournament of Champions high school band competition took place Saturday, Oct. 19 – sort of.  


Nationalism to be addressed during Global Spotlight Series event

The presentation, free and open to the public, is part of an ongoing series of panel discussions on national and international issues.  


Events for Homecoming 2019 to continue through Sunday, Oct. 27

Highlights include a concert by country music star Lee Brice, a parade down Main Street in Sylva, award presentations to exemplary alumni, and a football match-up with Furman.  

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