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Hundreds of students, faculty, staff demonstrate their affection as ‘I Love WCU’ Month winds down

Several hundred students, faculty and staff took a break from the rigors that come during the second month of the 2022 spring semester to show a little affection during the sixth annual “I Love WCU Month.”  

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Three-time WCU alumna finds her true calling in community college leadership

When Laura Leatherwood discovered what higher education could do for her, she knew she had found her calling to ensure others discovered it for themselves.   

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Western Wednesdays

Welcome to Western Wednesdays, the podcast edition! While Western Wednesdays have been around for 18 months, we’re excited to bring it to you in the world of podcasts. Every month we’ll be sitting down with alumni from all different backgrounds to talk about how WCU influenced them and their careers.  

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A lasting legacy of love

Judy Brinson, longtime benefactor of Brinson Honors College, is remembered as a role model for women in the business world, loving mother and grandmother, and philanthropic leader  

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Happy birthday, Katherine: From, Cullowhee

WCU is wishing alumna Katherine Brown Wells an extra sweet birthday. That’s because “Aunt Katherine,” as she’s known to many Catamounts, is no stranger to sweet birthdays. She was born on Valentine’s Day 101 years ago today.  

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Alumna leaves campus with original, colorful mural to brighten Center for Career and Professional Development

Madison Lohwasser paints a mural in the Center for Career and Professional Development before leaving WCU.  

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WCU starting Honoring Our Promise tour

Chancellor Kelli R. Brown is leading an Honoring Our Promise tour that will take her to cities and counties across Catamount Nation this spring to engage one-on-one with alumni, donors and supporters.  

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Inaugural 1889 Impact Grants Program provides support for 11 projects at WCU

Eleven projects ranging from student research into post-partum depression to improvements of a Cherokee plant garden at Highlands Biological Station are underway at WCU.  

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Sixth annual 'I Love WCU Month' has new partnership with Tech Commons

WCU is gearing up for the sixth annual public display of affection known as “I Love WCU Month,” a one-12th-of-a-year celebration of the fondness that members of the campus community have for the university.  

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