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WCU Cherokee Language Program receives $11,700 donation for ECHT Project

WCU’s Cherokee Language Program recently received a $11,700 donation from the John W. Heisse Fund for Historic Preservation for the Eastern Cherokee Histories in Translation Project.   

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Sherry Fowler graduates from the B-K Program as a non-traditional, first-generation student

Fowler is a 61-year-old Head Start and North Carolina pre-k teacher in Hendersonville.   

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Sherry Fowler graduates from the B-K Program as a non-traditional, first-generation student

Fowler is a 61-year-old Head Start and North Carolina pre-k teacher in Hendersonville.   

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Chancellor Kelli Brown named to Business NC magazine Power List 2023

For the third consecutive year, Business North Carolina magazine included Chancellor Kelli R. Brown of WCU in its Power List 2023 of the state’s most influential leaders.  

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Distance learning student fulfills dream of earning degree

Linda Kingsbury, who serves as a staff services manager for the State of California Department of Justice, wanted a school that could meet her needs as an adult learner. She found a few schools that checked those boxes; one of those was WCU.   

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Distance learning student fulfills dream of earning degree

Linda Kingsbury, who serves as a staff services manager for the State of California Department of Justice, wanted a school that could meet her needs as an adult learner. She found a few schools that checked those boxes; one of those was WCU.   

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Director of Military Student Services selected for elite Army Educator Tour

Briana Ford, director of Military Student Services was nominated and selected as one of 15 military-related educators from the region to attend an exclusive Army Educator Tour program.  

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Gifts for student scholarships result in new name for business dean’s suite

The dean’s suite of offices in the Forsyth Building has a new formal name that celebrates five generations of a family’s connections to WCU dating back to the early 1900s.  

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Student wins College of Business Pitch Competition, advances to SoCon event

Freshman Avery Pittman wowed judges with an idea for 3D virtual dorm room tours for incoming freshmen.  

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