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WRIGHT NAMED ONE OF TOP TEACHERS IN UNC SYSTEM

The University of North Carolina has recognized Laura Wright, a professor in WCU’s English Department, as one of the top teachers in the system, naming her among 17 recipients of UNC Board of Governors Awards for Excellence in Teaching for 2018.

FINANCE STUDENTS ARE BULLISH ON TVA CHALLENGE

Western Carolina University finance students outperformed both the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 average, as well as 24 other college teams, to take first place in an investment competition sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

THE BULLETIN

A summary of news about departures, new appointments and familiar faces in new places.

‘DEFINING AMERICA’ SELECTED AS 2018-19 LEARNING THEME

As Western Carolina University’s successful campus learning theme “Cherokee: Community. Culture. Connections” was coming to a close during the spring semester, members of a campus committee rolled out a new theme for the 2018-19 academic year – “Defining America.”