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WCU, UNCA partnership leads to new digital Southern Appalachian archive

In a collaborative effort, Hunter Library has established an extensive, digital collection that will provide improved access to regionally focused materials of Southern Appalachia.  

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WCU Foundation Board welcomes 2 new members

The WCU Foundation Board of Directors welcomed new members Mike Crawford and Gayle Watkins at its annual spring meeting.  

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University Communications and Marketing team garners 11 creative award honors

The University Communications and Marketing team has received 11 awards from the Hermes Creative Awards. The international competition is one of the oldest and largest creative competitions in the world.   

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Construction management students earn industry certification through corporate support

Students in the Kimmel School of Construction Management are getting a no-cost head start on important industry certifications that will give them an advantage as they graduate and go into professional careers.  

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WCU hires William Moultrie as its associate vice chancellor for student success

WCU has announced the hiring of William Moultrie as its associate vice chancellor for student success. Moultrie will begin his new role July 1.  

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WCU honors former scholar Ed Broadwell with doctorate of humane letters

WCU Board of Trustees awarded Freeman Edward “Ed” Broadwell Jr. with its highest honorary degree, doctorate of humane letters, as part of its commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 7.  

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WCU names Randy Collins dean of College of Engineering and Technology

The WCU Board of Trustees appointed Edward R. Collins Jr. as dean of the College of Engineering and Technology as part of its special-called meeting May 3. Collins will start in his new position effective Aug. 1.  

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Chancellor Kelli Brown included in Business NC magazine Power List 2022

Business North Carolina magazine included Chancellor Kelli R. Brown in its Power List 2022 of the state’s most influential leaders in a variety of endeavors.  

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Associate professor, students look to chemistry for nuclear waste solutions

Associate professor Channa De Silva and recent graduate Brandon Sanders have been exploring how chemistry can help with recycling America’s spent nuclear fuels.  

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