Month: November 2012

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Repairs to McKee continue after flood

For weeks now, the parking lot of the McKee Building at Western Carolina University has been cluttered with trucks and blockades as crews finish up repairs to the building from when it flooded in September. Damage from the flood affected many parts of the building. The sewage ate away at […]

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WWCU radio station needs changes, says SGA survey

Ricky Greene, president pro-tem of Western Carolina University’s Student Government Association, recently conducted a survey on WWCU FM 90.5, the campus radio station. “In 1977, Western Carolina University licensed the first FM radio station for Jackson County and this region of the Great Smoky Mountains. The station remains the only […]

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Ferguson named associate dean of Kimmel School

Chip Ferguson, associate professor in the engineering and technology department at Western Carolina University, has taken over as associate dean of academic affairs for the Kimmel School as of October. Ferguson has been a faculty member of WCU since June of 2002. Ferguson filled various positions over the years within […]

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Faculty member Janice Holt passes away from aneurysm

Cullowhee resident and Western Carolina University professor Janice Holt passed away Thursday morning. According to a statement released by Angela Brenton, Western Carolina’s newly appointed provost, Holt “collapsed while working in the office area with what was later determined to be an aneurysm.” “We extend heartfelt sympathy to Janice’s family […]