Latest Awards & Recognition

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English professor’s book wins state poetry award

The North Carolina Literary and Historical Association awarded the 2007 Roanoke-Chowan Prize for Poetry to Catherine Carter, director of Western Carolina University’s English education program, for “The Memory of Gills,” her first published book of poetry.
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College Bowl team prepares for regionals

The student team called “Almost Perfect Strangers” narrowly won Western Carolina University’s first College Bowl tournament earlier this month and is preparing for regional championships to be held at Virginia Tech in February.