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US News and World Report includes university in annual 'best of' rankings

The publication's lists are based on information collected from nearly 1,400 institutions during spring 2019 via an annual statistical survey.  

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Menickelli re-elected president of disc golf organization


Social Work

Expert Commentary: Emma Miller, Social Work

Looking at the role of social workers and integrate health care in fighting the opioid epidemic  


Stops in Franklin, Murphy added to 'Chancellor's Welcome Tour'

The series of events is designed to introduce Kelli R. Brown, WCU’s new chief executive officer, to the region and state.  


Fall edition of university magazine available for pickup at library, HFR

The publication features a cover-story profile of Kelli R. Brown, WCU's new chancellor.  

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Pharmacy Technician Program being offered on Cullowhee campus

The program will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Oct. 8 through Nov. 26, in Room 143 of the Cordelia Camp Building.  


Library hosting program on Kephart's involvement in park creation

The event will feature a discussion with George Ellison and Janet McCue, co-authors of “Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart Biography,” and George Frizzell, former archivist of WCU Special Collections.  


Rooted in the Mountains to examine attitudes about environment

The theme for the Sept. 26-27 event in Blue Ridge Hall is “Giduwagi ― Appalachian Historical Ecology.'  

World Sucide Awareness

World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Western Carolina University and Counseling & Psychological Services asks you to take a moment to help fight suicide by sending messages of hope and support to your fellow Catamounts.  

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