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Alumni give university high marks for educational value through Gallup survey

Conducted by email, the survey targeted graduates of UNC System universities who received bachelor’s degrees between 1940 and 2018.   


Belcher College’s Roadworks troupe sets performances across region

The students from the musical theatre program – Callista Brown, Kelley Stancil, Benjamin Reilly and Matt Howie – are featured in a “Summer of 2019 Musical Review.”   


Regional primary care providers attend conference at Biltmore Park

The gathering focused on the topic “A Collection of Primary Care Practice Conundrums.”   


Faculty’s work with UP Program recognized with community engagement award

The Engagement Scholarship Consortium will present WCU with its Faculty Community Engagement Award at its annual conference in Denver in October.  


UNC Charlotte's Hildreth, WCU's Cooper appointed by trustees to professorships

Action to fill the Kimmel and Madison distinguished professorships was part of the board's quarterly meeting Friday, June 7.  

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Grants for WCU projects announced by Research Administration

Awards were received in May 2019 for a variety of projects involving university faculty, staff and students.  


Board of Trustees salutes outgoing interim chancellor, hears from chancellor-elect

The board also paid tribute to three of its members whose terms are expiring – Patricia B. Kaemmerling, Wardell Townsend and Grace Battle – and welcomed SGA President David Rhode as an ex-officio member.  

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University announces graduates, dean’s/chancellor’s list for spring

WCU conferred degrees on 1,625 students who completed their studies, and a total of 2,940 students have been named to the dean’s list.  


Faculty, students collaborate for fourth Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Ten students and their faculty mentors were chosen to participate out of 21 submitted proposals, a record number for the program.   

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