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Free performance on campus to trace journey of traditional ballads

Folklorist, storyteller and musician Lee Knight is set to perform on campus Tuesday, July 2.  


Raymond Kinsland, icon of Cherokee community and WCU honorary doctorate recipient, passes away at 84

He was a leader in the enterprises of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, most notably as general manager of the Cherokee Boys Club for 53 years.  

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Organizational changes made in Office of University Marketing

WCU's chief of staff has announced staff assignments related to the pending departure of the university's chief marketing officer.   

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UNC board appoints Morrison-Shetlar, Winter to policymaking groups

The action came as part of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors meeting Wednesday, May 22, in Chapel Hill.   


Completing three decades on campus, Alumni Tower undergoes cleanup, renovations

The work continues through Friday, Aug. 2, with areas around the tower inaccessible to pedestrians while repairs are being made.   

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Salido graduates from Leadership North Carolina program

Arthur Salido, WCU’s executive director of community and economic engagement and innovation, graduated from Leadership North Carolina, a prestigious program with a mission to inform, develop and engage committed leaders by broadening their understanding of and involvement in issues and opportunities facing North Carolina.  


Registration underway for ‘WHEE for Life’ Summer Bingo Challenge

Led by WCU’s employee wellness team, the event encourages faculty and staff to participate in various wellness activities.   


‘Cultivating Collections’ on display through July 26 at Fine Art Museum

A closing reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25.   


Murdock’s last big adventure with Project Discovery kids is trip on C and O Canal

Program staffers and local students have been pedaling the length of a 184.5-mile towpath from Cumberland, Maryland, to Washington, D.C.   

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