The Cullowhee Valley is once again filling with the sounds of the Baddest Band in the Land. As the award-winning Pride of the Mountains marching band prepares for their return to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, you can bet you’ll hear the tick of a metronome and beating drums anywhere you turn.
When you see campus, there is only one way to describe what you feel. You don’t know how you know, but you know. It could be the sense of place you feel or the wonder of nature that surrounds you or the connections you’ve forged with forever friends and mentors, but only one thought crosses your mind. This…is home.
The university is ranked 62nd among public higher education institutions across the nation in terms of value for in-state students.
Just as sure as the sun rises, it sets. While you’re at WCU, make the most of the time you have. Soak in the wonder and make the most of your experience. When you look back on your time here you don’t want to think of what you wish you had done, but reminisce about the memories you made while you were here and all the many things you accomplished.
Findings will be presented to the Cherokee community in September at the 2019 Cherokee Archaeology Symposium.
Meet our Alumni of the Month: Jimmy Ramsey! He graduated from WCU in 1973 with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.
Break out your purple and gold and get ready to cheer on the Catamounts! Another exciting year of athletics is upon us. From homecoming and tailgating, to events for every sport, you’ll never run out of chances to cheer on our student-athletes. Get to know the fight song…you’re going to need it!
An event on Aug. 22 kicks off a “Wilderness as Wellness” programming series that will offer outings across the mountains throughout the fall semester.
Summer and Bray McMahan have been added as performers for WCU's Mountain Heritage Day festival, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28.