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Two students are first WCU recipients of National Security Education Program scholarships

Two students from WCU are among an elite national group selected to receive up to $25,000 for a year of study abroad and immersion in foreign culture and languages.  

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Environmental Health becomes university’s first community engaged program

The first of a new academic tie to community engagement is now underway at WCU.  

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WCU hires William Moultrie as its associate vice chancellor for student success

WCU has announced the hiring of William Moultrie as its associate vice chancellor for student success. Moultrie will begin his new role July 1.  

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WCU names Randy Collins dean of College of Engineering and Technology

The WCU Board of Trustees appointed Edward R. Collins Jr. as dean of the College of Engineering and Technology as part of its special-called meeting May 3. Collins will start in his new position effective Aug. 1.  

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Associate professor, students look to chemistry for nuclear waste solutions

Associate professor Channa De Silva and recent graduate Brandon Sanders have been exploring how chemistry can help with recycling America’s spent nuclear fuels.  

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Robotics team finishes third

The WCU Robotics team took third place honors at 2022 IEEE Southeastcon Hardware Competition.  

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Hunter Library issues reprint of book with local Black community narratives

“Just Over the Hill: Black Appalachians in Jackson County,” a decade-old book that recounts the stories of local African Americans, is getting a second life, thanks to WCU.  

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One Book Committee makes its selection for Fall ’22 first-year students

WCU’s One Book Committee has chosen “Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines” by Jonathan Mooney as the book to be distributed to all first-year students during orientation.  

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With online degree programs, the College of Business is keeping the classroom in reach

Going back to school to earn a job promotion, change careers or start a business is more convenient than ever.  

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