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Mountain Heritage Day adds performances, plus Cherokee stickball

Mountain Heritage Day always combines the best of downhome gatherings, sing-alongs and the county fair into one daylong festival.   

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Dixon Hughes Goodman’s unwavering support of accountancy students continues

The Dixon Hughes Goodman Accountancy Program at WCU recently achieved a major milestone with its namesake benefactor.   

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Students react to being first to attend class in new Apodaca Science Building

Students helped christen the state-of-the-art Apodaca Science Building, which opened its doors Aug. 23. The $110.5 million building replaced the outdated Natural Science Building.  

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New doctorate degree in family nurse practitioner offered

Applications are now being accepted for a new Doctor of Nursing Practice Program that will prepare nurses as family nurse practitioners.   

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Welcome Class of 2025

This weekend we welcomed back our catamount family to Cullowhee. Among those students were the freshman class of 2025 who spent the weekend embracing their new home.  

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Welcome Back Cats!

Our campus has been quiet all summer without all of our Catamounts around. We're excited to welcome faculty, staff, and students back for the Fall semester!  

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Chancellor Brown inspires hope during Fall Opening

If you had to choose one word to describe the strength that WCU faculty, staff and students harnessed during the last academic year to navigate through a historic pandemic, it would be resiliency.   

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School of Nursing partners with Haywood County for improved pediatric care

Kae Livsey, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, is the recipient of a $10,000 prize award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help improve pediatric care in Haywood County.   

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New Student Convocation 2021

New Student Convocation is an important event that marks the official welcome to the university. We are excited to congratulate and celebrate the arrival of WCU's new students with an event they will not forget.  

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