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Marty Clark

Former WCU equipment manager recognized for contributions to Indiana University athletics

From Waynesville’s Tuscola High School to WCU and on to Indiana University with a few stops in between, Marty Clark has devoted a lot to football. Not as a player, not as a coach, but as an equipment manager.  

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WCU Foundation Board welcomes 2 new members

The WCU Foundation Board of Directors welcomed new members Mike Crawford and Gayle Watkins at its annual spring meeting.  

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Construction management students earn industry certification through corporate support

Students in the Kimmel School of Construction Management are getting a no-cost head start on important industry certifications that will give them an advantage as they graduate and go into professional careers.  

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Globetrotting photography duo creates endowed scholarship to support English, world languages students

Will and Deni McIntyre, who have traveled the world capturing photographs and video for global clients for more than 40 years, recently created an endowed scholarship for students majoring in English or world languages.  

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Zigs and zags lead alumna on career path as esteemed professor of professional writing

A funny thing happened to Kathryn Curle Rentz on her way to becoming a professor of English literature and composition: she fell in love with professional writing and never looked back.   

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With online degree programs, the College of Business is keeping the classroom in reach

Going back to school to earn a job promotion, change careers or start a business is more convenient than ever.  

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Corporate support from America’s Home Place is helping build Construction Management program

Annual corporate support from one of the largest custom home builders in the eastern U.S. is helping lay the foundation for future successes for graduates of the Construction Management Program.  

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Hundreds of students, faculty, staff demonstrate their affection as ‘I Love WCU’ Month winds down

Several hundred students, faculty and staff took a break from the rigors that come during the second month of the 2022 spring semester to show a little affection during the sixth annual “I Love WCU Month.”  

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Three-time WCU alumna finds her true calling in community college leadership

When Laura Leatherwood discovered what higher education could do for her, she knew she had found her calling to ensure others discovered it for themselves.   

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