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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.  

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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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Annual Handmade Holiday Sale features work of WCU artisans

The 10th edition of the event will be held from noon until 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.  

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Applications being accepted for 2020-21 Hunter Scholar Award

The honor is presented to a WCU faculty member who champions the university's library and whose plans for research highlight the partnership between faculty and its resources.  

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Workshop to focus on ‘employee hiccups’ during the holidays

Jon Yarbrough, a partner at the law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete, will serve as instructor.  

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Prospective students, families invited to upcoming Open House

The event gives visitors a chance to tour the campus, learn about the university’s award-winning academic programs, and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.  

Kevin Rumley

Graduating Veteran Finds Peace After ‘Journey of a Million Steps’

Graduated, enlisted, blown up, hospitalized, released, addicted, homeless, hopeless, rescued, enrolled, graduated, employed, enrolled, graduated, honored, redeemed. Read between those lines a minute, and listen. This is WCU Alumni Kevin Rumley's story...  

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Hunter Library reissues outdoors book about pre-park Great Smoky Mountains

Paul Fink's 'Mountain Days' provides a historical glimpse of trails and camps of the Smokies, along with firsthand perspectives and archival photos.  

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Campus entrance improvement project includes dry stack stone walls, native plants

Construction at the intersection of Centennial Drive and N.C. Highway 107 is on track for completion in March 2020.  

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