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Faculty apartment complex to cease operations; parking lot planned

The Department of Residential Living is getting out of the business of providing short-term housing opportunities to Western Carolina University faculty and staff as a 35-unit apartment complex in operation since the 1960s closes later this year.

Finalists chosen from among WCU Quality Enhancement Plan proposals

Western Carolina University is one step closer to identifying the focus of its 10-year Quality Enhancement Plan, which is an integral part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges reaccreditation review planned for 2017.

Campuswide learning theme goes big next fall

For the first time, the interdisciplinary learning theme for Western Carolina University will be in place for two academic years beginning next fall.

News Briefs

  • Because of donations through payroll deductions and fundraisers benefiting the Western Carolina University Staff Senate Scholarship Fund this year, the Staff Senate was able to award three scholarships. (more…) #
  • Western Carolina University saved more than 19,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity during the three-week 2015 Battle of the Plug energy conservation competition with four other colleges and universities in the region. (more…) #
  • For the second year in a row, Western Carolina University has been chosen through an online poll as the No. 1 college for outdoor adventure in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic by a leading outdoors magazine. (more…) #
  • Jessica Sims, a graduate student at Western Carolina University, has been selected by the National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation to participate in a minority fellowship program for addictions counselors. (more…) #
  • Western Carolina University’s Parks and Recreation Management Program hosted its inaugural Catamount Community Dance recently in Reid Gymnasium to raise funds for the program’s new student scholarship fund. (more…) #
  • WCU faculty, staff members, alumni connect at conference (more…) #

May 6 – June 2, 2015

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