’Tis better to give than to receive, as the old adage goes, and this year’s Giving Tuesday – Nov. 27 – makes it easy for friends and alumni of the university to do just that, especially those thinking about their end-of-year giving.
WCU will kick off the season of generosity five days after Thanksgiving with Giving Tuesday. This year, the focus will be on two special projects – upgrading the student-athlete computer lab and sending the Pride of the Mountains marching band to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2019.
Susan Fouts, director of educational outreach at WCU, and Jack Smith, nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as instructors.
The Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will offer a workshop on securing event sponsorships Friday, Nov. 30, in Asheville.
A faculty member who was announced recipient of the Student-Nominated Faculty of the Year Award last spring will present her traditional “last lecture” Thursday, Nov. 15.
For the eighth consecutive year, WCU has been listed by The Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America.
A faculty member who took a hazardous route to get to his current position told a gathering of first-generation students that they have “keys to a lot of doors.'
Contributions for student scholarships and academic program support from the two businesses are part of “Lead the Way: A Campaign Inspired by The Belcher Years.”
WCU's chief marketing officer received the award in Orlando at the American Marketing Association's Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education.