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WCU’s longest serving alumni director to retire this fall

Marty Ramsey, WCU’s director of alumni engagement, is retiring effective Oct. 1 after a career spanning more than 28 years at his alma mater.   

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Nazario-Colón takes office as president of Appalachian Studies Association

Ricardo Nazario-Colón, chief diversity officer, has taken the oath of office as president of the Appalachian Studies Association for 2022-2023.   

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Board of Trustees to gather for quarterly meeting June 10

The quarterly meeting will be held in H.F. Robinson Administration Building.  

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Students can now earn accredited marketing degree online

This upcoming fall semester, the College of Business will begin offering its nationally recognized bachelor’s degree in marketing program in an online format.  

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New Student Convocation 2022 keynote speaker announced

Jacquelyn D. Hallum has been chosen as keynote speaker for the New Student Convocation.  

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CEAP gains accreditation through Spring 2029

The College of Education and Allied Professions has been granted accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.  

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WCU fire investigation training contributes to community, law enforcement, public safety

The Forensic Anthropology Program recently hosted three days of experiential training in structural fire and arson investigations – building and burning a furnished structure in the process.  

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Lifelong respect for nursing profession leads education alumna to endow scholarship

The new scholarship fund will provide students from underrepresented groups opportunities to become health care professionals.  

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Partnership will fund faculty position at WCU to help educate more nurses

In a partnership announced on Tuesday, May 24, Mission Health will fund a full-time nursing faculty position at WCU to help serve more students who want to become nurses.   

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