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Crisis communication will be focus of workshop at Biltmore Park

The daylong event will cover principles of effective crisis communication, expectations for leaders, guidelines for managing social media and elements of a basic crisis communication plan.   

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Carol Burton named to position of vice provost for academic affairs

Interim Chancellor Alison Morrison-Shetlar announced the change in the structure of the Office of the Provost in a message to WCU faculty and staff.  

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Athletic Training Program receives honor from high school association

The award was presented in recognition of services that have been provided by the program’s students and faculty at state cross country and wrestling tournaments since 2004.  

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Hunter Library receives Best Student Employee Program Award

The honor is presented by WCU’s Division of Undergraduate Studies and includes a one-time stipend of $2,500.  

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Grants for WCU projects announced by Research Administration

Grants were awarded in April 2019 for a variety of projects involving university faculty, staff and students.  

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Youth swim programs scheduled for weekdays June through August

The sessions will include classes for three age categories – “shark” for children 6 and up; “fish” for ages 3-5; and “minnow” for children 6 months to 3 years.  

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Meister, students receive honors at NC Museums Council conference

WCU’s contingent at the event included more than 20 individuals representing the university’s faculty and staff, current students and alumni.  

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Honors College students read to school children through 'Book Buddies' project

WCU students read to the Smokey Mountain Elementary School pupils on a regular basis as schedules allow, sometimes to a classroom or a small group and sometimes as a one-on-one activity.  

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Barnes wins distinguished teaching, service awards from math group

The awards were presented at the 98th annual conference of the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America.  

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