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Globetrotting photography duo creates endowed scholarship to support English, world languages students

Will and Deni McIntyre, who have traveled the world capturing photographs and video for global clients for more than 40 years, recently created an endowed scholarship for students majoring in English or world languages.  

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Hundreds of students, faculty, staff demonstrate their affection as ‘I Love WCU’ Month winds down

Several hundred students, faculty and staff took a break from the rigors that come during the second month of the 2022 spring semester to show a little affection during the sixth annual “I Love WCU Month.”  

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A lasting legacy of love

Judy Brinson, longtime benefactor of Brinson Honors College, is remembered as a role model for women in the business world, loving mother and grandmother, and philanthropic leader  

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Inaugural 1889 Impact Grants Program provides support for 11 projects at WCU

Eleven projects ranging from student research into post-partum depression to improvements of a Cherokee plant garden at Highlands Biological Station are underway at WCU.  

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Sixth annual 'I Love WCU Month' has new partnership with Tech Commons

WCU is gearing up for the sixth annual public display of affection known as “I Love WCU Month,” a one-12th-of-a-year celebration of the fondness that members of the campus community have for the university.  

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Longtime faculty member creates new endowment to reward service in CEAP

There soon will be a little something extra in the year-end award stipends for faculty and staff members in the College of Education and Allied Professions who are recognized for their contributions of service to the university and the region.  

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NC Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation provides grant for WCU summer reading program

The WCU Speech and Hearing Clinic will be expanding its recently launched summer reading program to reach a larger number of children with language and learning impairments, thanks to a $13K grant from the N.C. Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation.  

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Lori and Andy Anderson establish endowed scholarship for HHS students

Even before her first day on the job as WCU’s new dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, Lori Anderson knew she and husband Andy would establish an endowed scholarship for students.  

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Giving Tuesday goal exceeded as donors provide more than $443,000

WCU blew past its goal of raising $250,000 for general scholarship support on Giving Tuesday as 443 donors contributed a total of $443,517.  

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