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Construction students compete in regional competition

Students from the Kimmel School of Construction recently had the opportunity to participate in real-world construction scenarios at the Associated Schools of Construction Region II competition in Atlanta.  

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College of Engineering and Technology has Fulbright Visiting Scholar for fall semester

Vladislav “Vlado” Slavov is WCU's second Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the university’s history.  

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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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Construction Management gains ABET accreditation through Sept. 2028

WCU’s Construction Management program has been granted initial accreditation from the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology.   

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NC construction management organization provides scholarship funding

A statewide chapter of a construction industry professionals organization has established a new endowed scholarship fund at WCU that will provide financial assistance to students from North Carolina studying construction management.  

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Construction management students earn industry certification through corporate support

Students in the Kimmel School of Construction Management are getting a no-cost head start on important industry certifications that will give them an advantage as they graduate and go into professional careers.  

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WCU names Randy Collins dean of College of Engineering and Technology

The WCU Board of Trustees appointed Edward R. Collins Jr. as dean of the College of Engineering and Technology as part of its special-called meeting May 3. Collins will start in his new position effective Aug. 1.  

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Robotics team finishes third

The WCU Robotics team took third place honors at 2022 IEEE Southeastcon Hardware Competition.  

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission grant to fund Engineering scholarships

Thanks to a Nuclear Regulatory Commission grant, the College of Engineering and Technology will offer six scholarships for students studying in electrical power, mechanical and electrical disciplines.  

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