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School of Nursing receives $2.1 million boost to launch Conway Scholars initiative

The School of Nursing is the recipient of a $2 million contribution from the Bedford Falls Foundation-DAF that will provide scholarship support to undergraduate nursing students and enable the hiring of additional faculty to guide them in their clinical experiences.  

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WCU to host inaugural Fulbright Week April 8-12

The Office of National and International Awards, in collaboration with the Office of Global Engagement, will host the inaugural Fulbright Week.  

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Catamount crew crisscrosses Ireland for WCU travel series maiden voyage

From a chance for a proposal “do-over” on the Cliffs of Moher to a mother-daughter first visit to ancestral homelands, WCU’s inaugural Catamount Adventures trip offered an array of experiences both shared and personal in Ireland.  

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Global Black Studies program shines

The National Council for Black Studies, recognizes one academic program for outstanding achievement with the Sankore Institute Award. This year’s award recipient was WCU’s Global Black Studies program.   

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Catamount community gives back during annual service weekend

Members of the WCU family from as close as the Cullowhee campus to as far away as Ohio recently took time out of their schedules to provide a helping hand to their local communities for the second annual “Cats Give Back” service weekend.  

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Hayley Sexton | A Day in the Life

Join Hayley Sexton, a student at Western Carolina University, as she navigates a typical day balancing academics and her passion for baseball photography. Follow along as she captures the thrilling moments on and off the field with the WCU baseball team.  

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Ireland Update- Day Seven

Pride of the Mountains to Ireland: Day 7

On Sunday morning, you could feel the excitement in the hustle and bustle in the hotel lobby as students prepared for the parade. Some students were half-dressed in their uniforms and enjoying their last Irish breakfast while others did their hair and added decorative makeup to their faces.  

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Faculty, students collaborate on Health Equity Data Consortium

Faculty and students represent WCU as part of 11 universities within the state tasked with engaging faculty and students to assess the impact the pandemic has had on NC residents.  

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Pride of the Mountains to Ireland: Day 6

Saturday started out as a rainy morning. The band loaded up the buses and departed for a short trip downtown to Trinity College where they would visit the Book of Kells and later went to Taylors Three Rock for a night of food, music and dancing.  

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