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Vibrant lineup of musical performers set for Mountain Heritage Day

Becky Buller, two-time Grammy winner, and Carolina Blue are among an array of bluegrasss, traditional and mountain music performers scheduled for the festival.   

John Morgan in the woods

Share the Stoke for Geology - How One Student Strives to Protect the World We Live In

John Morgan spends a lot of his time searching in the woods for tiny trickles of water. Why? Because John believes that the better we understand the world that we live in, the more we can do to protect it.  

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Board of Trustees approve modifications to campus alcohol policy

The changes allow the service of beer and wine in the Catamount Corner section of E.J. Whitmire Stadium through the end of the third quarter of home football games if food also is available during the same time.  

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Faculty member offers suggestions for first-aid kits for outdoors adventurers

Just as important as building a proper kit is making sure it stays that way, says Ben Tholkes, WCU associate professor of parks and recreation management.   

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Research Administration announces grants for faculty, staff projects

Awards from a variety of public and private funders were received in June 2019.  

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WCU, A-B Tech sign admission agreement for community college grads

The Catamount Trailblazer Program, which derives its name from the mascots for both institutions, builds upon the existing North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.   

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University treatment plant wins Division of Water Resources award

Once again, the WCU facility has been recognized for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards.  

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Workshop series on planned giving for nonprofits set in Asheville

Alex Comfort, a certified fundraising executive with more than 32 years of experience in planned giving, will serve as instructor.  

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Vecinos Farmworker Health Program gains foundation grant

The Jackson County-based nonprofit assisted 800 patients in the region with primary health care and other health services last year.  

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