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Online programs recognized in ranking by US News and World Report magazine

WCU is again listed among the best providers of online degree programs in the 10th annual ranking by U.S. News and World Report.  

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School of Nursing will put $2.2 million grant to use by creating equality program

The School of Nursing has received a $2.2 million grant to provide financial and academic support for nursing students and enhance classroom and workforce diversity.  

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MFA students highlighted in Asheville airport's Student Artwork Showcase

A variety of work, encompassing multiple disciplines by talented students of the Master of Fine Art program, is being featured in the Asheville airport art gallery.   

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Dave Dorondo and class share more than an interest in developing Russia-Ukraine crisis

David Dorondo, an associate professor of history, is watching the escalating tension between Ukraine and Russia with two perspectives. So are his students.   

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Librarian feels the love by winning ‘I Love My Librarian’ award

Shamella Cromartie, associate dean of Hunter Library and a driving force for empowering scholarship on campus and in the community, is a winner of this year’s I Love My Librarian award.  

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WCU hires Agner as external relations director, deputy chief of staff

WCU announced today that it has hired Christy R. Agner, of Raleigh, to serve as its external relations director and deputy chief of staff. Agner will begin working in the roles Feb. 1.  

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School of Engineering and Technology receives nearly $1.5 million science grant

A program to foster the development of future technology entrepreneurs has gained monumental support through an almost $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.   

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Students explore recycling collection for apartments

For a capstone project, an environmental science class delved into the logistics of getting the off-campus apartment complexes in Cullowhee to offer recycling collection services for their residents.  

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A weeklong celebration of MLK

WCU’s Martin Luther King Jr. weeklong celebration will be highlighted this year with speaker Charisse Burden-Stelly’s keynote address.  

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