Increases Seen in Enrollment
By Jonathan Winchester, Decree Staff Writer
Returning North Carolina Wesleyan students will see 283 new faces this fall. With a haul of 223 freshmen and 60 transfers, new student enrollment increased by 6.4 percent compared to last year. There are now 652 traditional students attending NCWC, resulting in a 2.2 percent increase overall. Click here to continue reading.
Swedish Duo Wins Regional Title
Sewanee, Tenn.––Robert Kjellberg teamed with fellow Swede Johan Ljungdahl to win the USTA/ITA South Regional doubles title, beating a team from NCWC’s perennial nemesis, Emory University, September 20-22. Click here to continue reading.
Campus Green Opens
By Katie Beeman, Decree Staff Writer
Wesleyan students have been flocking to the new Southern Bank Green. Over the summer, the college underwent three renovations that cost around $3.5 million. These include adding the green space, improving the Hartness Center, and renovating Edgecombe Resident Hall. Click here to continue reading.
College Launches Pep Band
Fans may see a pep band at NC Wesleyan hoops games as soon as this season. The college has hired Tony Sawyer, an accomplished musician and band director, to form a pep band and, sometime in the future, a marching band to entertain at the school’s football games and other events. Click here to continue reading.