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Activist David LaMotte to perform concert, hold workshop

David LaMotte, a noted author, singer, speaker and peace activist, will be at WCU Thursday, Sept. 14, for a workshop and a concert, both part of the Diane Withrow Coyle Peace and Justice Fund.  

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Alum returns to WCU to speak at Chancellor's List ceremony

TJ Eaves, a 2012 graduate of WCU, will return to Cullowhee to speak during the fall 2023 Chancellor’s List event.  

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Forbes ranks WCU in top 10 of best online colleges in NC

WCU’s distance learning programs have been ranked among the best in North Carolina, making the top 10 on the Forbes list of best online colleges in the Old North State.   

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Patricia Bricker named WCU’s Jay M. Robinson Distinguished Professor

After serving as associate dean of the college, Patricia Bricker is starting her 23rd year at WCU back in the classroom as the Jay M. Robinson Distinguished Professor in Educational Technologies.   

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Physical therapy grad student gets to see legislative side of health care

Ruby Dixon, a third-year student in WCU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program, considers the entire state of North Carolina her home, having lived in different parts of the state throughout her life.   

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WCU graduate finds a career through Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort internship program

Hannah Broyer is a talent acquisition coordinator at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.   

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WCU Board of Trustees to hold quarterly meeting Sept. 8

The WCU Board of Trustees quarterly meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 8.  

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School of Music and biology department collaborate for lecture recital

School of Music and Department of Biology are teaming up for a lecture recital Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of Coulter.   

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Assistant professor in College of Engineering and Technology teaches Lean Six Sigma series to students in Palestine

Basel Alsayyed Ahmad, assistant professor in Western Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology, recently taught a series of courses on Lean Six Sigma to students in Palestine.  

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