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Randolph CC students to have guaranteed admission to WCU

Chancellor Kelli R. Brown and Shah Ardalan, president of Randolph Community College, signed a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions that guarantees admission to WCU for all Randolph graduates who satisfy certain requirements.   

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Club for first-generation WCU students relaunched with financial support from 1889 Impact Grants

The revival of the First Gen Club, an initiative sponsored by the Mentoring and Persistence to Success Program, was made possible by $5,000 from the 1889 Impact Grants initiative through the Fund for WCU.  

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Vitoria Domingues | A Day in the Life

Follow along with Vitoria as she shows us a day in her life as a first-generation international student at WCU!  

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Fund for WCU enables leadership, public speaking training for Chancellor’s Ambassadors

Members of the Chancellor’s Ambassadors received specialized leadership and public speaking training last semester to assist them in their roles as student representatives.  

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Leaders urge ‘Fill the Western Sky’ campaign steering committee to ‘ride the momentum’

“Ride the momentum.” That was the request from Chancellor Kelli R. Brown to the steering committee working behind the scenes to lead the university’s recently announced “Fill the Western Sky” comprehensive fundraising campaign.   

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WCU awarded $738,072 for second year of NC Principals Fellowship grant

WCU has received $738,072 for the 2023-2024 school year from the NC General Assembly, administered by the North Carolina Principals Fellowship Commission.   

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Brinson Honors College dean launches scholarship fund in memory of father, grandfather

From her vantage point as dean of the Brinson Honors College, Jill Granger has seen firsthand the powerful impact that scholarship support has on students who need financial assistance in order to pursue their educational goals.  

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Benjamin Frey to give the 2023 Annual James A. Cooper Memorial Lecture

The 2023 Annual James A. Cooper Memorial Lecture in Cherokee Studies will be delivered by Benjamin E. Frey on Wednesday, Nov. 8, and Thursday, Nov. 9.  

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University Communications and Marketing wins two CASE District III awards

The University Communications and Marketing team was the winner of two Best of CASE District III awards.  

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