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Campus police officer earns UNC system award for outstanding service

Sgt. Jacob Deal of the Western Carolina University Police Department is recipient of the University of North Carolina system’s Officer of the Year Award for Outstanding and Exceptional Service in recognition of his work in campus outreach activities, including those focusing on sexual assault prevention.

Event to give updates on construction, strategic plan, SACSCOC visit

Three topics of universitywide significance are on the agenda for a public forum Monday, April 24, as Western Carolina University leaders provide updates about campus construction projects, the recent visit by a Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges review team, and progress on meeting goals of the university’s strategic plan.

Langford named new director of admission

Mike Langford will be moving out of the job he has held for a little over a year, director of recruiting and marketing for Graduate School and Research at WCU, to take on the role of director of admission for the university.

Johnson-Busbin named recipient of UNC system teaching honor

Julie Johnson-Busbin says she strives to make her sales and marketing classes relevant for Western Carolina University students by presenting information that is applicable to their professional and personal lives and to help them succeed in the business world – but that’s only half the story.

WCU ranked top-10 ‘military-friendly’ school

Western Carolina University has been designated a national top-10 “military-friendly school” for 2017 by Victory Media, a Pennsylvania-based company that surveyed more than 1,700 schools nationwide to rate the services they provide to military students.