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She learned sign language as a middle schooler, now she’s a Fulbright scholar

Natalie Williams will head to Southeast Asia in January 2020 for a 10-month assignment helping classroom teachers.  


UNC Board of Governors elects Kelli R. Brown as university’s 12th chancellor

A formal campus introduction is scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.  


PRM students helping organize May 5 Greenday @ the Greenway

Activities will include outdoor yoga, guided walks with a birder and botanist, lawn games, a nature art station, sidewalk chalk and a fly fishing instruction demonstration.  

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Kossick reappointed as on-site reviewer for COA

Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and director of nursing graduate programs at the university’s Biltmore Park’s instructional site, has been reappointed by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs as a team on-site reviewer for its accreditation program.  


Awards ceremony set to recognize exemplary members of faculty, staff

The event on Friday, April 26, will include a welcome and remarks by Alison Morrison-Shetlar, WCU’s interim chancellor.   

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Interactive workshop to focus on finding grant opportunities

The session will be held Monday, May 20, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 186 in Hunter Library.   


Nursing professor teams with filmmaker to produce video series related to opioid epidemic

Funding is being provided through a U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration grant that was awarded to the School of Nursing.  


‘Lead the Way’ total to be announced at May 2 campus celebration

Lunch will be served and entertainment will be provided by WCU’s Purple Thunder drum line and the Catamount Singers and Electric Soul.  


English Department's Carter to give poetry reading at Malaprop's

She will be joined in presenting readings by fellow poets Amber Flora Thomas and Sally Thomas.  

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