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Bobilya co-authors article on benefits of summer camp

Andrew Bobilya, professor in WCU’s Parks and Recreation Management Program, recently co-authored an article titled “Benefits of Summer Camp: What Do Parents Value?” that was published in the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership.  

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Szabo performs in Armenia with WCIT World Orchestra

Zsolt Szabo, assistant professor of trombone and euphonium in WCU’s School of Music, performed in Yerevan, Armenia, on Oct. 6 as a member of the World Congress on Information Technology World Orchestra.  


Attendance more than doubles for second Outdoor Economy Conference

The gathering of outdoor industry representatives in Asheville attracted 530 attendees from 20 states and 39 North Carolina counties.  


Cult classic ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ to be shown Halloween night

The Bardo Arts Center is presenting the movie on a big screen with a student shadow cast of lip-syncing performers.  

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Committee named to search for next vice chancellor for advancement

Chancellor Kelli R. Brown recently announced membership of the committee, which is chaired by the university’s chief information officer, Craig Fowler.  


‘Lean’ thinking workshop offered at Biltmore Park instructional site

Todd Creasy, director of the master’s degree program in business administration and associate professor of management and project management at WCU, will serve as instructor.  

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Historic fall of Berlin Wall to be remembered, celebrated on campus

Free and open to the public events will mark occurrences in Berlin in November 1989 that led to the 'fall of the wall' and reunification.   


Week of activities on campus to highlight graduate study opportunities

WCU's second annual Graduate Education Week is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 28, through Friday, Nov. 1.  


University gains $1.25 million federal grant for autism-related training

The award from the U.S. Department of Education will be distributed over five years and involve 60 graduate students in psychology, special education and speech-language pathology programs.   

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