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WCU creates entrepreneurship hub, renames engineering resource arm

The board of trustees at Western Carolina University endorsed the creation of a center to spur new ideas for business ventures in Western North Carolina and renamed an existing center to better reflect its increasing role in using the university’s high-tech resources to provide technical assistance to regional business and industry.
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WCU students put skills to work to organize annual music festival

Six Western Carolina University students have become a success in the business world before they even graduate. Known as Six String Entertainment LLC, the students majoring in entrepreneurship, marketing and public relations are putting their skills to work to present the second annual Roxaway Music Festival.
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WCU students give hands-on help to WNC businesses

The hands-on experience Hendersonville native Sarah Desforge took from an increasingly popular business consulting class at Western Carolina University helped her land a summer internship in Asheville that, to her, seemed too good to be true: working on a marketing plan for the Biltmore Estate Equestrian Center.
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National whitewater organization moves headquarters to Western

American Whitewater, an organization that promotes paddle sports and river conservation, has relocated its national headquarters from Silver Spring, Md., to Western Carolina University, a move designed to boost whitewater activities as a growing element of Western North Carolina's recreation and tourism industry.