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Holiday season begins with ‘A Christmas Carol’ and ‘Holidays at the UC’

The Arts and Cultural Events series is kicking off the festive time of year in a big way.  


Engineering and Technology will guide area high school robotics competition

The program will include schools in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, as well as the schools of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  

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School of Music schedules series of recitals, performances in December

Among the many musical events on campus is the popular “Sounds of the Season” holiday community concert.  

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Research Administration announces grants for faculty, staff projects

Funding from a variety of public and private sources was confirmed in October.  


Catamount School students gain access to health services through collaboration with Blue Ridge Health

Laura Plantenberg, a nursing faculty member at WCU, is serving as health services coordinator at the school three days each week.  

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Students Against Sexual Assault holding ‘Consent Curriculum’ workshop

SASA was founded by WCU student Tucker McGrew in 2017 and has three main focus areas – education, activism and outreach.   


‘An Evening with David Sedaris’ coming to Bardo Arts Center

Readings of new material and a question-and-answer session will be on the agenda for the visit by the comedian, author and former WCU student.  


WCU approved for membership in University Council of Educational Administration

The UCEA works to advance the training and practice of educational leaders through research and improvements in preparation and professional development, and by influencing educational policy.  


Harris completes fundraising ride for Student Biology Club

The effort included 16 round-trip laps between WCU’s Health and Human Sciences Building and the Jackson County Airport   

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