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Construction students compete in regional competition

Students from the Kimmel School of Construction recently had the opportunity to participate in real-world construction scenarios at the Associated Schools of Construction Region II competition in Atlanta.  

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Thesis presentation lands WCU grad top honors in competition

WCU graduate Emily Deem took home first place and a $1,000 cash prize in a Tar Heel Three Minute Thesis event the UNC at Chapel Hill Graduate School hosted online this summer.  

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Robotics team finishes third

The WCU Robotics team took third place honors at 2022 IEEE Southeastcon Hardware Competition.  

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Ahead of 2022 midterm elections, WCU joins All In Campus Democracy Challenge

The All In Campus Democracy Challenge will be supported through WCU’s Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning to make voter registration a priority.   

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Undergrads present research at conference forum

Students Melissa Rogers, Nathan Travis, Emily Ervin, Matthew Tuten, Kylie Conard and Faye Gant presented research projects at the Southern Conference Undergraduate Research Forum.   

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Welcome Back Cats!

Our campus has been quiet all summer without all of our Catamounts around. We're excited to welcome faculty, staff, and students back for the Fall semester!  

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Giving Tuesday 2020

Thank you for making GivingTuesday a success this year in support of the Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement and the Whee Are One Fund! We are so proud of our community. When we come together, we can truly make a difference.  

Jake Robinson

Bank Shot

Jake Robinson ’10 has come a long way from the days he got paid in honey buns for picking up aluminum cans in the auction ring after a sale at his grandfather’s stockyard.   

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Jordan Strickland: Balancing Act

A calming influence on her teammates, Student-Athlete Jordan Strickland successfully balanced coursework, competition and her health.  

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