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Traditional music series to feature musicians Burkey, Overhultz

The concert and jam session will be held at MadStone Cafe and Catching Light Books, located in Noble Hall on the WCU campus.  


Performance by Opera Scenes Ensemble scheduled for Dec. 4

The 14 students will present four scenes, with all songs sung in English and the performers fully costumed by Pierre’s Costumes of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   


Former Asheville mayor makes gift to help graduate students, pushing campaign total past $55M

WCU’s “Lead the Way” comprehensive fundraising campaign crossed a major milestone with a commitment from former Asheville Mayor Charles Worley and his wife, Nancy Worley.  


Opening of Veterans Resource Center marked with ribbon-cutting

This center offers student veterans a quiet space to study, participate in group activities, get career information and connect with fellow veterans.  


Giving Tuesday efforts to focus on band's trip to Macy's, student-athletes

’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.  

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Grant Writing Certificate Program set for four days at Biltmore Park

Susan Fouts, director of educational outreach at WCU, and Jack Smith, nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as instructors.  


Nonprofit executive Hinkelman to lead event sponsorships workshop

The Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will offer a workshop on securing event sponsorships Friday, Nov. 30, in Asheville.  


Award winner Jennings to present ‘last lecture’ at University Center

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.  


University makes eighth straight appearance in 'green college' guide

For the eighth consecutive year, WCU has been listed by The Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America.  

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