A love of basketball has taken Ransford Brempong ’05 around the world. The 37-year-old father of three who played in professional leagues in Germany and the Netherlands and for Canada’s national team after his WCU career is back home in Canada, making a full-time career of teaching basketball skills to young people.
One of the top football teams in university history headlined a trio of new members of the Western Carolina University Athletics Hall of Fame who were unveiled as the class of 2019 during an induction ceremony held in October.
Courtney Gunter, former assistant women’s golf coach at Coastal Carolina University, is reading the greens and hitting the fairways at Western Carolina University after being named head coach of the women’s golf team over the summer.
In her unpaid position as a community ambassador on behalf of Western Carolina University during the decade that her husband served as chancellor, Barbara Coulter was known as a gracious hostess who made everyone feel welcomed, at home and very special as honored guests.
Chuck Holmes ’61 is the author of “The Sing,” a novel released by Deeds Publishing of Athens, Georgia. The book, set in the 1950s in a segregated small town, tells the story of a woman’s efforts to get her church’s black choir entered into a local singing competition.