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Maya Kelnhofer

CoB alumna uses business and sport management skills in job with Milwaukee Brewers 

Maya Kelnhofer is a Western Carolina University alumna who currently works as a ticket sales representative for the Milwaukee Brewers, a major league baseball team in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.   

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Hospitality and tourism skills translate to SGA

CJ Mitchell credits the WCU hospitality and tourism management faculty with helping prepare him to take on the responsibilities of SGA presidency and for the rigors of graduate school.  

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WCU Cherokee Language Program receives $11,700 donation for ECHT Project

WCU’s Cherokee Language Program recently received a $11,700 donation from the John W. Heisse Fund for Historic Preservation for the Eastern Cherokee Histories in Translation Project.   

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Sherry Fowler graduates from the B-K Program as a non-traditional, first-generation student

Fowler is a 61-year-old Head Start and North Carolina pre-k teacher in Hendersonville.   

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Sherry Fowler graduates from the B-K Program as a non-traditional, first-generation student

Fowler is a 61-year-old Head Start and North Carolina pre-k teacher in Hendersonville.   

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Chancellor Kelli Brown named to Business NC magazine Power List 2023

For the third consecutive year, Business North Carolina magazine included Chancellor Kelli R. Brown of WCU in its Power List 2023 of the state’s most influential leaders.  

linda kingsbury

Distance learning student fulfills dream of earning degree

Linda Kingsbury, who serves as a staff services manager for the State of California Department of Justice, wanted a school that could meet her needs as an adult learner. She found a few schools that checked those boxes; one of those was WCU.   

linda kingsbury

Distance learning student fulfills dream of earning degree

Linda Kingsbury, who serves as a staff services manager for the State of California Department of Justice, wanted a school that could meet her needs as an adult learner. She found a few schools that checked those boxes; one of those was WCU.   

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Director of Military Student Services selected for elite Army Educator Tour

Briana Ford, director of Military Student Services was nominated and selected as one of 15 military-related educators from the region to attend an exclusive Army Educator Tour program.  

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