The Return to Campus Opens the Door to Discovery

Remote instruction can provide many students with access to some of these experiences. But for most, campus life offers the most comprehensive access to the learning and living experiences that lead to more fulfilling lives, research discoveries and medical breakthroughs, and a stronger North Carolina. That is why the UNC System has invested heavily in making its campuses safe places to teach, study, live, and work this fall.

WCU, Blue Ridge Community College approve admission agreement

Graduates of Blue Ridge Community College will have an easier time transferring to Western Carolina University after leaders of the two institutions of higher education endorsed a direct-entry admission program Thursday, Oct. 10. WCU Chancellor Kelli R. Brown and Blue Ridge President Laura Leatherwood signed a memorandum of understanding establishing the Catamount Blue Ridge Program …

Serving Those Who Serve

New Database Will Standardize College Credit for Military Experience Shaheed Soligne served as a signals intelligence analyst for the Army National Guard. When he was in the service, he was utterly dedicated to his work. Now that he is a veteran, he is pursuing a professional ambition that inspires even more passion: he’s about to …

Putting in the effort is the key to not having student loan debt

It’s a typical beautiful, sunny and hot eastern North Carolina summer day. While many students are enjoying their time off from school, Caitlin Palmer has her lab coat on inside the Science and Technology building, teaching chemistry to undergraduates. Palmer graduated from East Carolina University with degrees in chemistry and biochemistry in May, so the …

Appalachian guarantees admission to qualifying high school seniors in 11 NC GEAR UP school districts

Current seniors in 11 Western North Carolina high school districts who meet specific academic requirements and submit an application by Friday, Nov. 1, are guaranteed admission to Appalachian State University through a newly announced program called GEAR UP Guarantee. Appalachian’s GEAR UP Guarantee is a collaboration between the university and the region’s 11 Gaining Early …

College Free Application Week 2019

CFNC.org Helps Students Navigate the Busy Season High school students in all 100 counties have built dreams around future careers and intellectual ambitions. The North Carolina Countdown to College runs throughout October, motivating high school seniors to turn those dreams into action. The North Carolina Countdown to College is a month-long push to encourage graduating …

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