Challenge gifts issued so far include an anonymous donor pledging to match up to a total of $25k to help send the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band to Ireland in 2024 and a $5k dollar-for-dollar match for donations to the Speech and Hearing Clinic.
The College of Education and Allied Professions is the recipient of a $1.5 million gift from the Goodnight Educational Foundation to create a new endowed professorship in early literacy.
Western Carolina University is making plans for its inaugural all-in day of giving to the institution, a 24-hour fundraising event to be held March 29.
A classroom in Apodaca Science Building has a new name in recognition of a couple’s three-decade record of financial support.
Members of the extended Western Carolina University community took time throughout February to express their affection for WCU.
A pair of alumni from the EMC program's formative years have established endowed scholarship funds totaling nearly $55,000 to help future students.
A member of a family with deep roots in Jackson County has established an endowed scholarship fund at WCU that will support students in the College of Arts and Sciences in honor of a family patriarch.
Asheville-based Mission Health recently donated four hospital beds to WCU for use in its nursing simulation laboratories on campus in Cullowhee and at its Asheville instructional site in Biltmore Park.
The Delta Alpha chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order at WCU raised more than $170,000 for the Catamount Club, the university’s fundraising organization for Catamount Athletics.