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It’s time for breakfast and more than 50 NFL football players show up. For Joey Blake ’12, this is not an anxiety dream; it’s a great reason to get up in the morning. Blake has two years under his belt as the head dietitian for the Los Angeles Rams and revels in his work.   

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Courtroom To Campus

The idea of building a career in the field of law didn’t come overnight to Mark Martin ’85. He received some hints along the way from individuals who were important in his life.  

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Taking Center Court

Kiley Hill was excited when he was named the new head coach of Western Carolina University’s women’s basketball program on July 8. Yet, Hill knew he was stepping into a difficult situation.  

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Navajo Nation artist Raven Chacon to visit campus for reception, talk

Chacon and others created 'Gauge,' a three-channel video installation that is featured in a new exhibition at WCU's Fine Art Museum.  

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Eastern Band's Barbara Parker to present native health lecture

She will speak on the topic “Interconnectedness: Serving the Whole Individual through Integration” on Wednesday, Sept. 4.  

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Campus biologist: Near normal weather should produce vibrant autumn display

Beverly Collins combines her knowledge of forest ecology with observations of weather trends to assess the potential for a strong fall color season.  

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Photography Services schedules sessions for faculty, staff portraits

The sessions provide an opportunity for WCU employees to have a photo made for departmental websites and other official uses.  

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Scholarships Created from Lead the Way

Thanks to your generous support we were able to create over 200 scholarships during our Lead the Way Campaign. Explore the scholarships here...  

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School of Music recitals, performances scheduled for campus

Events will be held throughout September and are free and open to the public.  

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