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WCU African-American Alumni Society launches during Homecoming weekend

The WCU African-American Alumni Society will host several events surrounding Homecoming, including its first general meeting Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Hospitality Room of Ramsey Regional Activity Center during a post-game reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  


More donations are needed to help university meet its SECC goal

The 2018 State Employees Combined Campaign at WCU is moving through its final days, and additional donations are being sought from faculty and staff to help meet this year’s goal of $32,000.  


Experiences of first-generation students to be highlighted during daylong celebration

The First-Generation College Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 8, will feature a keynote address by English professor Brian Railsback and a panel discussion with first-generation students, faculty and staff.  


'Noises Off' being presented Nov. 8-11 by School of Stage and Screen

A homage to the art of theatre, the comedic story is told in three acts – dress rehearsal, the opening performance and a performance at the end of a disastrous run of a production bound for Broadway.  


Academic units collaborating for World War I commemorative concert, readings, exhibit

Faculty from the School of Music and history and English departments are joining forces to present the event Friday, Nov. 9.  


Materials left over from campus demolition, renovation projects are finding new uses

Ever wonder what happens to all of the materials from the buildings that have been recently torn down or renovated on WCU’s Cullowhee campus?  


Ten students are candidates for titles of Homecoming king, queen

The court will be presented and winners announced during halftime activities at WCU’s home football game against the Citadel.  


Jerry Jackson Lecture series event features UNCA assistant professor

Marcus Harvey, an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina Asheville, will visit WCU to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series.  


Native American Heritage Month observation set with series of campus events

Activities will include a Native American Heritage Festival, 'Roc Your Mocs' awareness walk and a session focusing on technology and native peoples.  

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