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WCU’s foremost ‘head resident’ is turning in his keys after more than 34 years in student housing

Keith Corzine is stepping down Jan. 1 as associate vice chancellor for auxiliary enterprises.  

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Scholarship funds to honor careers of retiring accountancy professors Kauffman, Swanger

N. Leroy Kauffman, a faculty member since 1994, and Susan L. Swanger, a faculty member since 1997, have established separate scholarship funds to provide financial assistance to deserving accountancy students.  

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Free enterprise center has new director, new focus on undergraduate research

Sean Mulholland, professor of economics at and former associate director of the Center for the Study of Free Enterprise, stepped into the role of director of the center on Aug. 15.   

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Human remains detection K9 training program wins UPCEA award

WCU’s human remains detection cadaver dog training program was recently awarded the 2022 University Professional and Continuing Education Association award for special populations.  

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National Science Foundation awards WCU and four other UNC System schools $3.4 million grant for STEM education for minority students

The funds from this grant will be used by WCU, Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, UNC-Greensboro and UNC-Wilmington to support students in pursuit of STEM degrees at these institutions.  

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Faculty, staff donors recognized at Shetland Society event

The more than 350 faculty and staff members who have made a philanthropic gift to the university in the last 12 months were recognized as members of the Shetland Society.  

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College of Engineering and Technology has Fulbright Visiting Scholar for fall semester

Vladislav “Vlado” Slavov is WCU's second Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the university’s history.  

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Three finalists selected for the Board of Governor’s Excellence in Teaching Award

Three WCU faculty members are finalists – Erin Callahan, associate professor of English; Alvin Malesky, professor of Psychology; and Yanjun Yan, associate professor of Engineering and Technology.  

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Senior energy manager has deep roots at WCU

Energy conservation and history preservation are deeply rooted in Reid Conway, senior energy manager at WCU.  

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