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Fall issue of WCU Magazine hits mailboxes

The fall issue of WCU Magazine is scheduled to arrive in mailboxes of Western Carolina University alumni, donors and friends this week.  

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A Photographer's View

In each issue of WCU Magazine, our photographers will not only give you a glimpse of the beauty that exists but also a look at what's taking place on campus.  

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Look Good, Feel Good

Athletics facilities improvements tip off this fall with renovations for both Catamount basketball teams.  

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A Season to Remember

Women's golf wins four titles, earns trip to the postseason in 2022-23.  

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Reliving the Dream

Forty years ago, the Catamounts made a miraculous run to the national championship game.  

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Stigmatized

Mental health was a growing concern across most college campuses long before COVID-19 became a thing. But once the pandemic altered higher education learning for nearly two years, mental health concerns pushed its way to the forefront. Many students across the country struggled with being quarantined, learning virtually and missing the support systems that they grew accustomed to in college.   

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Live Western

In 2021, Western Carolina University started market research to better understand its perception in the higher education market, complete a competitive audit and identify opportunities for growth, and define its institutional personality for a statewide brand campaign.  

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A Photographer's View

In each issue of WCU Magazine, our photographers will not only give you a glimpse of the beauty that exists but also a look at what's taking place on campus.  

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Honoring Our Promise

WCU Enters Leadership Phase of Comprehensive Campaign  

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