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Campus welcomes Brian Thomas as new assistant police chief

Formerly with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Thomas succeeds Steve Lillard, who was named WCU’s police chief in February 2018.  

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Harris Family Care-Cullowhee resumes full-time hours, adds Dr. Todd Davis to staff

The facility allows WCU nurse practitioner students and students in related fields to receive education and training in an on-site environment.   

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Collins-Brown named director of Coulter Faculty Commons

The CFC supports teaching and learning at the university with professional development for faculty, pedagogy, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and educational technology.   

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Moss fund supports mission of Coulter Faculty Commons, memorializes former colleague

Gifts from WCU's interim business dean honor the late Beverly Little, who was a professor of management in the College of Business.  

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Reception for Art and Design Faculty Exhibition set for Jan. 17

The collection of works will be on display at WCU's Fine Art Museum through Friday, May 3.  

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Young chosen to serve on South Carolina Floodwater Commission

Director of WCU's Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, he previously was a member of the South Carolina Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management.  

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What is the Government Shutdown?

Today, January 17, marks the 26th day of the federal government’s partial shutdown. This past weekend, the shutdown became the longest in history when it surpassed the previous record set in 1995. In our role as an institution of higher education, we consider this sort of moment in history a learning opportunity for our students, as well as our larger community. Watch as our on-campus experts breakdown the government shutdown in five minutes.  

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Bob Beaudet wins statewide award for work in teaching adapted physical education

The associate professor of health and physical education was honored at a gathering of the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management.  

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Chancellor search committee selects 10 candidates for interviews, sets schedule

The pool of candidates has been narrowed down to 10 contenders who will be invited to participate in off-campus interviews set for Thursday, Jan. 31, through Saturday, Feb. 2.  

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