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BCOutdoors now open for business in Noble Hall with gear, taproom

Ben King, a 2011 WCU alumnus, founded Bryson City Outdoors in 2013 and is now one of three partners operating a home store on Main Street in Bryson City and the new outpost on campus.  

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WCU back in Blue Ridge Outdoors ‘adventure college’ contest

The first round of voting for this year’s title, with WCU pitted against Appalachian State University, began Feb. 25 and continues until March 4.  


Series of Tuesday events, including choral performance, set for Women's History Month

WCU's Concert Choir will perform a song by Haywood County composer Margaret Stringfield that was published in 1939.  

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Two new courses added to digital marketing certificate program

The instructor will be Scott Rader, an associate professor of marketing and entrepreneurship in WCU’s College of Business  


Ride share website now available for WCU faculty, staff, students is a ride share program designed for those who are seeking commute and travel partners on campus.  


Students from Pakistan attending WCU through exchange program

The three international students are taking classes at WCU as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan.  


Registration taking place for Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K

Race hosts are WCU’s School of Health Sciences and Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness.   


Awards, grant recipients announced at Faculty Scholarship Celebration

An exhibition of selected works will be on display at Hunter Library through Friday, March 8.  

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Black History Month Wrap-Up

During Black History Month 2019, WCU looked to our alumni to help tell the story of North Carolina’s first predominantly white institution to enroll an African-American student. We shared stories that inspire the university to continue its enduring commitment to inclusive excellence. In case you missed it, explore our recap...   

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