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Two selected to participate in Women’s Leadership in Action Program

In the coming year, Donna Gallo and Charmion Rush will develop and implement a personal leadership plan, work with a mentor to refine leadership skills and attend an immersive professional development conference.  

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Trustees approve 1.7 percent increase in student fees, rates for 2019-20

Residence hall room rates will go up by an average of 4.2 percent beginning with the 2019 fall semester.  

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Aqua fitness class to meet on campus through spring semester

Participants will be instructed in a variety of aqua exercises designed to increase cardiovascular endurance.   

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Ed Wright chosen for Elingburg Distinguished Professorship in Business Innovation

A member of the College of Business faculty since 2009, Wright has more than 30 years of senior management experience in the consumer products, dental equipment and medical devices industries in addition to his time in academia.  

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Susan Belcher recognized for her advocacy work with Trustees' Award

She became just the 14th person in university history to receive the honor, which is presented on rare occasions in recognition of exemplary service to the institution.  

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Gulley named ‘Diamond Honoree’ by American College Personnel Association

Yancey Gulley, assistant professor in WCU’s Higher Education Student Affairs Program, has been selected as one of the American College Personnel Association’s “Diamond Honorees” for 2019.  

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Policy outlines operating conditions, procedures for adverse weather

When making weather-related decisions, university officials rely on information from campus grounds, public safety and transportation staffs, law enforcement agencies, the National Weather Service and other sources.  

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Book by History Department's Andrew Denson wins award from Georgia Historical Society

“Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest Over Southern Memory' explores how Cherokee removal has been remembered in the public landscape.  

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Giving Tuesday contributions increase 33 percent over last year

Contributions from 256 donors accounted for the $189,440 raised and helped boost the “Lead the Way” campaign to $55,130,785.  

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