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A Conversation with Jeff VanderMeer and Carmen Maria Machado

Watch a live conversation about their award-winning and genre-bending books.

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Diana Gabriel

Latinx 20 Under 20

Diana Gabriel, a 19-year-old WCU senior was selected in a state-wide competition that elevates the best and brightest Latinx students.

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E'Quince Smith

Leaving A Legacy

E'Quince Smith believes that making an impact on WCU is just as important as earning his degree.

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No Matter Your Choice

Decide to Succeed

It’s not the decision that defines you, but the determination to push past what you believe is possible and embrace your successes.

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Richard Jordan

The Show Must Go On

COVID-19 may have delayed Richard Jordan’s arrival at WCU, but the pandemic won’t stop it. This is Part 4 of a four-part series looking at WCU’s four recently named distinguished professors who have joined the university this fall.

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WCU receives grant to improve skills of local children who are English language learners

WCU is the recipient of a $583,074 grant from the U.S. Department of Education for an afterschool program to help improve the academic skills of students at Cullowhee Valley School who speak English as another language.

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Green College

WCU designated a ‘green college’ for 10th year by The Princeton Review

WCU keeps its streak alive in being listed by The Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible and ecologically connected institutions in North America.

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