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'World’s Fair' brings learning theme ‘Defining America’ to a close

The fair will feature 24 interactive stations and events such as food samplings, traditional dance and song, and a variety of activities that showcase how WCU has utilized the campus theme.  


Hannah Bailey is latest recipient of Tau Sigma honor society scholarship

A biology major with a pre-health concentration, she transferred to WCU in the fall of 2016 from Western Piedmont Community College.   

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Grant Writing Certificate Program scheduled at Biltmore Park site

Susan Fouts, director of educational outreach at WCU, and Jack Smith, a nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as workshop instructors.  


Spend Thanksgiving in New York with Pride of the Mountains Marching Band

Super Holiday Tours has organized a special six-night package to see the WCU student musicians participate in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  


WCU students in upper echelon for presentations at national research conference

The university's undergraduates had 76 projects accepted, and 67 students will attend the prestigious event being held April 11-13 at Kennesaw State University.  


Work of graduate, undergraduate students to be showcased in Research and Scholarship Celebration

The agenda includes keynote talks by Mary C. Waters, Harvard University’s John L. Loeb Distinguished Professor of Sociology, and Laura Wright, WCU English professor and UNC Board of Governors teaching award winner.  


Author engages audience with charm, insight during Spring Literary Festival

A rapt audience attended a speaking engagement featuring Cristina Henríquez discussing her work, 'The Book of Unknown Americans.'  


WCU battling Lees-McRae College in ‘top adventure college’ finals

Voting in the championship round of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine's contest continues through 11 a.m. Monday, April 1.  

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Community invited to CARE presentation on advocacy, involvement

The organization's Southeastern regional advocacy manager will speak to “Dive Deep into Advocacy” on Tuesday, April 2.  

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