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Dixon Hughes Goodman’s unwavering support of accountancy students continues

The Dixon Hughes Goodman Accountancy Program at WCU recently achieved a major milestone with its namesake benefactor.   

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New online financial planning program to begin this fall semester

WCU will offer a new online option for students seeking a bachelor’s degree in finance with a concentration in financial planning, beginning in the fall semester 2021, for both traditional and nontraditional students.   

Heather Brady '19

For young accountant, life is about more than numbers

Heather Brady '19 is the alumni spotlight feature for May 2021.   

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College of Business students dominate national financial planning competition

It was first place honors for Kristen Revis and a solid third place for Sophia Spangler, finance students in the College of Business, in a national collegiate competition held this past week in St. Louis.  

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College of Business students achieve top results in TVA Investment Challenge

A team of College of Business students proved their financial moxie with real money in an investment competition sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority.  

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MBA student attending WCU gains women in business scholarship

Rikki Bryant, seeking a master’s degree in business administration at WCU, is one of 32 students to win a district award for the Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.  

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High Hampton resort offers tuition reimbursement to WCU students

What began as small conversations regarding the possibility WCU establishing an internship program with High Hampton resort in Cashiers has led to a partnership establishing the High Hampton Educational Assistance Plan.   

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WCU program director reviews effects of the pandemic on EMS workers

A “new normal” emerged during the pandemic, but what about frontline workers like first responders, emergency medical services technicians and paramedics who routinely work beyond the normal?  

Kristen Revis

Finance students advance to finals in national competition

College of Business students Sophia Spangler and Kristen Revis are advancing to the national finals in a financial planning competition held by the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants.  

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