Archive | September 8, 2009

WKU named ‘military friendly’ school

G.I. Jobs magazine has named WKU as one of the top “military friendly” schools for 2010. WKU ranks in the top 15 percent of schools that best accommodate soldiers and other military personnel. Included in WKU’s efforts are special tuition rates, degree programs at Fort Knox, awarding credit for specialized military training and occupational specialty, […]

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CPE to meet at WKU on Sept. 10

The Council on Postsecondary Education will meet at noon Thursday (Sept. 10) at WKU’s Florence Schneider Hall. The session is being planned by WKU President Gary Ransdell and will be an opportunity for council members to learn more about WKU. No formal action will be taken. At 3 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 10), the CPE will […]

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Gifted education experts to discuss diversity during Sept. 25 workshop

On Sept. 25, teachers, counselors, school leaders and parents are invited to attend Diversity and Developing Gifts and Talents, presented by The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU and board members of The Association for the Gifted of the Council for Exceptional Children. During this daylong event, nine experts in the field of gifted education […]

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WKU Admissions planning events for prospective students, their families

WKU’s Office of Admissions is planning several events for prospective students and their families. Focus on WKU, a one-day on-campus open house, is scheduled for Sept. 19. Registration begins at 10 a.m. (Central time) at Diddle Arena entrance 2 with an opening session at 11 a.m. at Diddle Arena’s main floor. The event’s schedule includes […]

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Baird to discuss ‘Josie Underwood and Her Civil War Diary’ on Sept. 10

This month WKU Libraries’ Kentucky Live Series presents Josie Underwood and Her Civil War Diary with Nancy Baird, WKU Librarian for Special Collections. Baird will be speaking at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at 7 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 10). Baird joined the faculty of the Department of Library Special Collections in 1975 and is a professor […]

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