Archive | March, 2009

KPHA chapter wins first-place award at state public health annual conference

More than 30 students and five faculty members from WKU’s Department of Public Health attended the Kentucky Public Health Association annual conference March 10-12 in Louisville. WKU’s KPHA student chapter won first place for its work in public health during 2008-2009. The team was headed by Department Head Dr. Gary English and Dr. Cecilia Watkins, […]

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Imagewest celebrates 5th anniversary with scholarships to two newborns

Two babies born at The Medical Center at Bowling Green have already received scholarships to WKU, thanks to Imagewest. Imagewest, a full-service, revenue generating, student-run advertising and public relations agency at WKU, celebrated its fifth anniversary by presenting scholarships to the first two babies born at the Medical Center on March 24. The scholarships were […]

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WKU hosting sustainability conference

WKU will host the 2009 Campus Community Partnerships for Sustainability conference April 24-26. The conference, which travels to a different Kentucky university or college each year, was initiated in 2006 to foster partnerships between Kentucky colleges and universities and their local communities to work together toward a sustainable future. Keynote speakers include Jerome Ringo, president […]

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GEOFEST Day rescheduled for April 4

The Kentucky Geographic Society has rescheduled its GEOFEST Day for April 4 at WKU. Beginning GPS will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Advanced GPS from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for students and their guardians. Participants will meet on the lawn of Environmental Science and Technology Hall (by the Hardin Planetarium) […]

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WKU StormToppers participate in Damage Assessment Training

Members of the StormTopper Network, which formed last year after severe storms hit the Bowling Green area, participated in a Damage Assessment Training session March 21 led by Ronnie Pearson, director of Warren County Emergency Management. “The one thing about meteorology students is most of us really enjoy going out in the field and spotting […]

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WKU celebrates 75 years as part of Federal Depository Library Program

About 80 administrators, faculty, students and community members met in Helm Library, room 100, on March 27 to celebrate WKU’s 75th anniversary as part of the Federal Depository Library Program. Dr. Mike Binder, dean of University Libraries, welcomed the group and gave a brief history. Provost Dr. Barbara Burch introduced U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie who […]

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Inauguration photo exhibit opening

“Our Voice: Images of Inauguration,” an exhibit of work by 25 photojournalism students and one faculty member from the School of Journalism & Broadcasting, will open at 4:30 p.m. March 31 at Mass Media and Technology Hall gallery. The exhibit opening program will include introduction of the photographers and remarks by President Gary Ransdell, Provost […]

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BGWSO recognized at Capitol

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4th annual Gameathon April 4

WKU’s Ad+PR Program has partnered with Revolution 91.7 to bring back the region’s largest video game competition for a fourth year. Gameathon is a daylong event that takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 4. “We’ve had Gameathon for several years now,” said Pam Johnson, Director of the School of Journalism and Broadcasting. […]

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2 advance to HOSA national contest

Ashton Fields and Whitney Nash, both WKU freshmen from Butler County, have advanced to national Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition. Fields and Nash competed at the Kentucky State HOSA Conference in Louisville March 3-6. Fields won first place in Post-Secondary Dental Terminology and Nash earned second place in Post-Secondary Medical Terminology. They will […]

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Top students visiting WKU campus to compete for Presidential Scholarship

WKU has invited more than 50 of its top scholarship applicants to campus on Friday (March 27) to compete for the University’s most prestigious academic scholarship, the WKU Presidential. This scholarship is valued at approximately $14,000 annually and worth more than $60,000 during a four-year period. In addition to demonstrating outstanding scholastic achievement at the […]

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Summer Sessions registration begins

Hundreds of students interested in summer classes attended the Summer Sessions Registration Rally on March 25 at Downing University Center. Most students were interested in what classes are being offered and how to get financial aid. Students wishing to enroll in summer classes at WKU can choose from a variety of course options. More than […]

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