Students, pets, pets, students. It seems to be one or the other for Western Carolina University senior Sarah Bennett, who graduated in May with a biology degree and an eye on veterinary school.
Erin West knows the value of a scholarship can go well beyond its dollar sign. A senior in the College of Business, West has received slightly more than $17,000 in WCU scholarships since her sophomore year. But besides helping to pay for her education, the financial support has helped to position her as a student with some cachet, a good bet, a smart cookie who knows a thing or two.
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Kam A. McDonald! She graduated from WCU in Spring 2001 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and completed my MSW in 2013 at Winthrop University.
Meet our Alumna of the Month: Sky Sampson! She graduated from WCU in 2010 with a bachelor of science degree in communications.
Hidden among the pages of his childhood journal, Western Carolina University senior Briar Boggs found a sign, THE sign: a wistful note from his 10-year-old self, longing for a dream he did not think possible. The discovery made him cry.
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Kate Murphy! She graduated in 2006 with a B.S. in Communication, concentration in Public Relations.
WCU launched the public phase of its comprehensive fundraising campaign March 1, by announcing a minimum goal of $60 million and celebrating a $5 million pledge.
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Ken and Ina Allen! He graduated from WCU in 1982 with a B.S. B.A. in Accounting and Ina graduated in 1983 with a B.S in Nursing.
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Robert Gibson! He majored in Economics and graduated in May 1987 with a BS in Business Administration.