Awards from a variety of public and private funders were received in July 2019.
The university is ranked 62nd among public higher education institutions across the nation in terms of value for in-state students.
Findings will be presented to the Cherokee community in September at the 2019 Cherokee Archaeology Symposium.
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.
The tour kicked off July 15 in Greensboro at First National Bank Field, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, with a crowd of approximately 450 alumni and friends.
The elected representatives of WCU's staff have set a goal of raising $20,000 annually and reaching the $200,000 mark within five years.
All faculty, staff, students, alumni and fans are asked to show school pride by wearing plenty of purple and WCU gear.
The event, with panelists from across the region, was recorded and broadcast with other features on UNC-TV as part of an hourlong program.