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Service learning project to focus on Monteith Farm

As part of Western Carolina University’s celebration of Women’s History Month, the Center for Service Learning and the Women’s Center are organizing an improvement project at the Monteith Farmstead in Dillsboro from 2 until 5 p.m. Saturday, March 28.
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WCU joins N.C. Child Welfare Collaborative

As North Carolina attempts to deal with a chronic shortage of child welfare social workers, Western Carolina University has received a boost in helping to alleviate that problem with its inclusion in the state’s Child Welfare Education Collaborative.
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WCU helps Cherokee artists harvest natural materials

Artists from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians recently were able to harvest river cane needed for baskets through the revival of a 60-year-old agreement by staffers with the Revitalization of Traditional Cherokee Artisan Resources, an initiative operated through Western Carolina University’s Cherokee studies program.