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Graduating student Al DeGraffenreid shows off the new purple academic regalia that will be worn by undergraduates during WCU’s December commencement.

Fall commencement to include undergraduates clad in purple

The purple side of Western Carolina University’s traditional purple and gold colors will be much more in prominence at the university’s fall commencement ceremonies as students receiving bachelor’s degrees will be switching from wearing mostly black to predominately purple academic regalia.
The main Dance Marathon event on Saturday, Nov. 12, was designed to keep participants moving for 12 hours.

Dance Marathon 2016 sets new record for WCU

Organizers of Western Carolina University’s Dance Marathon reported that this year’s event and other fundraising activities have resulted in a total of $21,510.72 being raised for the Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina.