In November, the U.S. Department of Education announced the timeline for rollout of the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid form and provided dates and timelines for schools as to when to expect applicant information.
WCU’s comprehensive fundraising campaign titled “Fill the Western Sky” recently received a big boost in the form of gifts and pledges totaling $367,500 to benefit the Catamount athletics program and student-athletes.
Students, faculty and alumni from the School of Nursing offered a series of outreach events providing holistic nursing assessment and care coordination, navigation and education at sites across WNC over the summer.
WCU hosted state legislative bill sponsors for the Engineering WNC funds presentation event on Tuesday, Nov. 21, with the legislators presenting a ceremonial $98.8 million check to Chancellor Kelli R. Brown.
Seventeen WCU students participated in an eight-day international learning experience for conditionally admitted students who successfully completed the Academic Success Program, thanks to support from the Fund for WCU.
A 1984 graduate of WCU’s communication program who is now senior vice president of operations for Charter Communications-Spectrum Reach has made $100k in gifts and pledges to create two new annual scholarships.
WCU is focusing its annual GivingTuesday initiative on raising awareness of and contributions to the Fund for WCU.
Twelve new incoming students were each recipients of a $500 grant award for completing online training courses designed to help them make a seamless transition to university life.
WCU recently welcomed 58 new members into the ranks of faculty and staff donors who, in addition to their contributions to the university through their work, also contribute financially to the university.