Archive | March 4, 2009

Freshman Academy set for March 10

WKU’s Office of Admissions will be hosting the second annual “WKU Freshman Academy” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10. This program will provide helpful information to about 800 Kentucky high school freshmen from Grayson County High School and Greenwood High School. This event is being offered in conjunction with the administration of the […]

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WKU groups spending their spring break in Ecuador and Malaysia

Two WKU study abroad courses head overseas for spring break March 4-15. Dr. David Coffey is leading a group to Ecuador to study reglobalization, free trade, farming issues and the effects of volcanic ash on production and marketing. Dr. Randall Capps is leading a group to Malaysia to meet with executives and learn business strategies. […]

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WKU student receives prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation award

Teressa Rerras, a photojournalism major from Norfolk, Va., became the first WKU student to ever win a prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship. She received her $2,000 award at the Foundation’s 2009 Annual Scholarship Luncheon held at the Yale Club in New York City. Michael Oreskes, Senior Managing Editor of The Associated Press, was the […]

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Student Research Conference awards

Several students participating in the 39th Annual WKU Student Research Conference were honored with Best of Conference awards at a March 3 banquet. The WKU Student Research Conference is organized by the WKU Student Research Council and is a collaborative effort by faculty members from Gordon Ford College of Business, Ogden College of Science and […]

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WKU to host state speech tournament

More than 500 students representing 44 schools from across the Commonwealth will converge on WKU on March 12-14 for the Kentucky High School Speech League Senior Speech Tournament. The tournament has been hosted by WKU since 1988. Students will compete in 12 categories: Broadcast Announcing, Duo Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Extemporaneous Speaking, Humorous Interpretation, Impromptu Speaking, […]

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