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New agreement assures admission for WCU students to UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

A new partnership will assure admission for current and incoming WCU students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in pharmacy into the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  

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New chapter of engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi approved for installation at WCU

Perseverance is the motto of Martin Tanaka, professor in the College of Engineering and Technology, and his students when sharing the journey to get an engineering honor society to install a new chapter at WCU.  

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WCU attracts more new students to region

WCU is continuing its leadership role in making a positive impact on the region by posting strong increases in the number of new and transfer students in Cullowhee.  

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WCU celebrates opening of its newest residence halls

When WCU officials held a ribbon-cutting event to officially open “The Rocks” freshman residence halls on Friday, Sept. 2, it was more than just a ceremonial gathering.  

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A healthier community, by design

In a Design for Health Initiative, students and professors from five academic disciplines are exploring how the built environment affects quality of life for older adults living in poverty in Jackson County, and ways it can be improved.  

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Internship offers on-the-job experience with community impact

A paid summer internship program pairs students with local nonprofits and community organizations in a partnership that helps each of them succeed and benefits the community at large.  

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New Student Convocation 2022 keynote speaker announced

Jacquelyn D. Hallum has been chosen as keynote speaker for the New Student Convocation.  

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New food options coming to campus this fall

Students that frequent Brown Hall will have two new options for their eating pleasure this fall. A new restaurant is also opening in Noble Hall.  

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School of Nursing combines outreach, experiential learning with community service

Five nursing students, one faculty member and two alumni assist Great Faith Vision, a national Christian mission group, in operating a pop-up medical clinic, which for the time being will offer free vision care for young and old.  

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