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A pageant newbie, WCU’s Lindsey Woodward looks to bring home Miss North Carolina crown

Participating in just her third pageant, sophomore Lindsey Woodward will compete for the Miss North Carolina crown in Raleigh on Saturday, June 22.  


Workshop on ‘Lean Thinking’ to be held at Biltmore Park

Todd Creasy, WCU associate professor of management and project management, will serve as workshop instructor.  


Medieval, renaissance, baroque music recital set for July 4

The faculty of the Mountain Collegium Music Workshop will perform on early and folk instruments in the recital hall of the Coulter Building.  


Free performance on campus to trace journey of traditional ballads

Folklorist, storyteller and musician Lee Knight is set to perform on campus Tuesday, July 2.  


Raymond Kinsland, icon of Cherokee community and WCU honorary doctorate recipient, passes away at 84

He was a leader in the enterprises of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, most notably as general manager of the Cherokee Boys Club for 53 years.  

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Organizational changes made in Office of University Marketing

WCU's chief of staff has announced staff assignments related to the pending departure of the university's chief marketing officer.   

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UNC board appoints Morrison-Shetlar, Winter to policymaking groups

The action came as part of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors meeting Wednesday, May 22, in Chapel Hill.   


Completing three decades on campus, Alumni Tower undergoes cleanup, renovations

The work continues through Friday, Aug. 2, with areas around the tower inaccessible to pedestrians while repairs are being made.   

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Salido graduates from Leadership North Carolina program

Arthur Salido, WCU’s executive director of community and economic engagement and innovation, graduated from Leadership North Carolina, a prestigious program with a mission to inform, develop and engage committed leaders by broadening their understanding of and involvement in issues and opportunities facing North Carolina.  

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