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Cats Musical

Once a Cat, Always a Cat

Musical Theatre alumna is currently starring in Broadway's 'Cats'  

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Action Packed

Construction management alum soars to new heights  

Prometheus Barrels

Prometheus Barrels

Alum turns old whiskey barrels into stylish fire pits.  

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The Power of Giving

Explore the power of giving at Western Carolina University  

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Class Notes

Take a look at what Catamounts from across the world are up to and their career accomplishments.   

The Rocks

The Rocks

Let's explore the new residential buildings at Western Carolina University: Shining Rock, Water Rock and Black Rock aka The Rocks.  

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College of Engineering and Technology has Fulbright Visiting Scholar for fall semester

Vladislav “Vlado” Slavov is WCU's second Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the university’s history.  

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Three finalists selected for the Board of Governor’s Excellence in Teaching Award

Three WCU faculty members are finalists – Erin Callahan, associate professor of English; Alvin Malesky, professor of Psychology; and Yanjun Yan, associate professor of Engineering and Technology.  

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Award-winning journalist to deliver WCU’s annual James A. Cooper Memorial Lecture in Cherokee Studies

Rebecca Nagle will deliver the annual lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at WCU’s University Center Theater and again at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee.   

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