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Staff Senate will hold monthly meeting Oct. 10 at University Center

A meeting of WCU’s Staff Senate is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center  


Leadership Academy’s sixth year kicks off with 14 members of faculty, staff

Western Carolina University’s sixth annual Leadership Academy kicked off Friday, Sept. 21, with a retreat titled “The Landscape of Leadership.”  


Education and Allied Professions receives grant from General Assembly for school leader preparation

Western Carolina University’s College of Education and Allied Professions is the recipient of a major grant from the North Carolina General Assembly to aid in the preparation of future school leaders and administrators.  


Dorondo to present talk as world wars roundtable meets on campus

WCU associate professor of history will speak on “The U.S. Army and Nuclear Deterrence, 1955-1991: A European Historical Context” as the Carolina Roundtable on the World Wars meets Wednesday, Oct. 17.  


Workshop to focus on cultural competency, diversity for nonprofits

WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will offer a workshop focusing on “Building Cultural Competency and Diversity Within Nonprofits” on Friday, Oct. 19, at Biltmore Park in Asheville.  


Special and Digital Collections helps preserve Canton, Champion history

A recent collaboration of Western Carolina University and the Canton Area Historical Museum preserves aspects of an important era of Haywood County and Western North Carolina, and gives the public an easy access to peek into the past.  


Home Depot co-founder Langone visiting campus for 'fireside chat'

Ken Langone, co-founder of Home Depot and well-known philanthropist, will speak on life and work as part of Western Carolina University’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Monday, Oct. 22.  


Student choirs joining together to present 'Celebration of Song'

“Meta Music: A Celebration of Song” will be performed Thursday, Oct. 18, in the John Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.  

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Catamount student-athletes benefit from generosity of alumni

David and Marie Brinkley believe in the Catamounts so much they donated $400,000 to improve the weight-lifting facility at Western Carolina University, their alma mater, which benefits all WCU athletes. Yes, they’ve been blessed with money, they say, but the joy is in helping others.  

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