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Communication student spends summer covering Washington politics

Senior Hannah Styles worked as a political reporter for One America News Network.  


WCU, regional partners planning expanded Outdoor Economy Conference in Asheville

The focus is “Building an Outdoor Economy” and the essentials for outdoor recreation to be an economic driver – workforce development, branding and marketing, supply chains, and recreational assets and infrastructure.  


‘Retirement Planning Now’ will be offered at Biltmore Park site

The course is designed to deliver objective information to help participants achieve their most important financial goals.  


Heritage awards will be presented to Sylva resident, historical society

The honors are given to recognize achievements in historic preservation and outstanding cultural contributions in the region.  


Agatha Christie play 'The Mousetrap' to be staged at Hoey Auditorium

WCU's 2019-20 Mainstage theatre season gets underway with shows beginning Thursday, Sept. 26, and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 29.  


New bachelor's degree program in integrated health sciences expects fall graduates

The interdisciplinary aspect of the program incorporates faculty expertise with courses from the colleges of Education and Allied Professions, Arts and Sciences, Business, and Health and Human Sciences.   


Mountain Heritage Day 5K set for Sept. 28 with new course highlights

Proceeds from registration fees go toward the Cory David Spaugh Sports Management Association Scholarship.   

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Resource drive underway for Hurricane Dorian victims in Bahamas

WCU’s Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. is partnering with the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning to assist with storm relief.  


Town hall on opioid and addiction crisis, potential solutions, coming up on campus

The free event is a partnership between WCU’s Center for the Study of Free Enterprise and the Jackson County Community Foundation.  

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