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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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University Communications and Marketing team garners 11 creative award honors

The University Communications and Marketing team has received 11 awards from the Hermes Creative Awards. The international competition is one of the oldest and largest creative competitions in the world.   

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WCU honors former scholar Ed Broadwell with doctorate of humane letters

WCU Board of Trustees awarded Freeman Edward “Ed” Broadwell Jr. with its highest honorary degree, doctorate of humane letters, as part of its commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 7.  

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Chancellor Kelli Brown included in Business NC magazine Power List 2022

Business North Carolina magazine included Chancellor Kelli R. Brown in its Power List 2022 of the state’s most influential leaders in a variety of endeavors.  

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Faculty, staff honored at annual awards event

WCU’s Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards returned to its full capacity form Friday, April 29.  

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Regional high schools participate in WCU's language contest

The 39th annual Language Contest at Western Carolina University saw some 120 high school students test their knowledge of French and Spanish on April 26.  

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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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Zigs and zags lead alumna on career path as esteemed professor of professional writing

A funny thing happened to Kathryn Curle Rentz on her way to becoming a professor of English literature and composition: she fell in love with professional writing and never looked back.   

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WCU again designated Tree Campus USA, with plans for Earth Week activities

On the heels on being recertified as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, WCU is holding a series of sustainability events during Earth Week, April 19 to April 25.  

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