Day: May 7, 2013


David Patten: The Catamount student with 3 Super Bowl rings

There is a man walking around Western Carolina University’s campus that has three NFL Super Bowl rings. Former NFL player and Catamount Alumni David Patten has returned to WCU to join the coaching staff. The former NFL wide receiver, who won three NFL championships with the New England Patriots, is […]


New off-campus housing offered at 808 West

808 West, the newest off-campus housing option, will become available to students during the fall semester of 2013. Construction on the apartments is nearing completion, and available units are filling up fast. Located just across the highway from campus, the apartments offer a convenient proximity from the university while still […]


Pinching Pennies: Student health insurance switching to BlueCross BlueShield

Beginning in the Fall 2013 semester, Western Carolina University, along with the University of North Carolina system campuses, will provide student health insurance through Student Blue from BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC). The awarding of the student health insurance contract to BCBSNC among the UNC campuses is a […]