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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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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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Haywood Waterways Association presents award to WCU for its many contributions

Haywood Waterways Association has presented its 2021 Pigeon River Award to WCU for making significant contributions in the protection of water and land resources in the neighboring county.  

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Nursing students travel to Atlanta area to assist refugee community

A recent field trip for nursing students provided some heartwarming and heartbreaking moments during a day of health care outreach.  

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Reflecting on Sept. 11

On September 11, 2001, America changed. Thousands of people lost their lives on that fateful day inside the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and on a plane in Shanksville, Pa., due to terrorist attacks. In remembrance of the 2,977 lives lost, students and staff from the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning displayed American flags commemorating those who were lost. Students also reflected on 9/11 and its impact on their lives.  

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WCU pro bono physical therapy services extended to Asheville site

WCU is extending its Mountain Area Pro Bono Health Services through an Asheville clinic, beginning Friday, June 11.   

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Astronomer Enrique Gomez advises on viewing June 10 eclipse

Enrique Gomez, associate professor of physics and astronomy, urges viewers of the Thursday, June 10, solar eclipse to use only certified, recently-purchased eclipse glasses.  

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Center for the Study of Free Enterprise to hold town hall series on post-pandemic recovery

The Center for the Study of Free Enterprise will hold a series of four town hall meetings on the impact of COVID-19 and recovery – social and economic – on the community, beginning May 19 and continuing through early June.  

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Vaccine clinic extends hours and resumes administering Janssen vaccine

WCU’s regional COVID-19 vaccine clinic will now operate with extended hours, including evenings and weekends and resume administering Johnson and Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.  

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