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Trustees approve new schedule of rates for next academic year

Students at Western Carolina University will pay slightly more to reside, dine and park on campus after the Western Carolina University Board of Trustees endorsed a new schedule of rates for the 2018-19 academic year, but a new tuition plan taking effect in the fall will result in a significant drop in the overall cost of attendance.

Radio transmission tower project granted waiver by county commissioners

Western Carolina University’s proposal to build a transmission tower to broadcast the signal from the campus radio station at the 95.3 FM frequency cleared a major hurdle Monday (Nov. 27) when the Jackson County Board of Commissioners granted the university a waiver in regards to some of the provisions of the county’s Wireless Communications Ordinance.

Service trip to Jamaica takes on added meaning for nursing faculty member

Cheryl Clark, an assistant professor in Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing, says she always has found participating in service trips to Jamaica to be positive experiences, but a recent journey to that Caribbean island nation with a group of WCU nursing students plumbed an even greater depth of personal meaning – and it involved a little red wagon.