Skip to main content

WCU Stories

jujusav

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  

Katherine Wells 3

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.  

ccpd mural

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.  

Chancellors tour ATL

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.  

potatopalooza

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.  

i love wcu hearts

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.  

Dale Carpenter

Longtime faculty member creates new endowment to reward service in CEAP

There soon will be a little something extra in the year-end award stipends for faculty and staff members in the College of Education and Allied Professions who are recognized for their contributions of service to the university and the region.  

James Hogan

James Hogan named assistant vice chancellor for engagement at WCU

James D. Hogan has been appointed to the position of assistant vice chancellor for engagement.  

Scottish Rite gift

NC Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation provides grant for WCU summer reading program

The WCU Speech and Hearing Clinic will be expanding its recently launched summer reading program to reach a larger number of children with language and learning impairments, thanks to a $13K grant from the N.C. Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation.  

Office of Web Services