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Graduate Education Week to highlight advantages of graduate study on campus

Five days of events geared toward preparing WCU undergraduate students for graduate study is coming up with the inaugural Graduate Education Week – Monday, Oct. 15, through Friday, Oct. 19.  

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Event planning workshop coming up at WCU's Biltmore Park site

WCU’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering an event planning workshop that focuses on planning, organization and implementation at Biltmore Park in Asheville.  


Mountain Heritage Day ushers in fall with music, crafts, competition

The 44th annual Mountain Heritage Day on Saturday (Sept. 29) saw sunny skies and a big crowd for the community-on-campus event at Western Carolina University.  

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Base Camp Cullowhee schedules Outdoor Gear Sale and Swap

Base Camp Cullowhee, WCU’s outdoor programming organization, will hold its sixth annual Outdoor Gear Sale and Swap from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, on the lawn of A.K. Hinds University Center.  


Early voting site returns for midterm election, opens Oct. 17 at Hinds University Center

For the second time, Western Carolina University will host an early voting site, and school officials are hoping students respond the way they did in 2016.  

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Staff Senate will hold monthly meeting Oct. 10 at University Center

A meeting of WCU’s Staff Senate is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center  


Leadership Academy’s sixth year kicks off with 14 members of faculty, staff

Western Carolina University’s sixth annual Leadership Academy kicked off Friday, Sept. 21, with a retreat titled “The Landscape of Leadership.”  


Education and Allied Professions receives grant from General Assembly for school leader preparation

Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions is the recipient of a major grant from the North Carolina General Assembly to aid in the preparation of future school leaders and administrators.  


Dorondo to present talk as world wars roundtable meets on campus

WCU associate professor of history will speak on “The U.S. Army and Nuclear Deterrence, 1955-1991: A European Historical Context” as the Carolina Roundtable on the World Wars meets Wednesday, Oct. 17.  

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