Archive | March 4, 2010

WKU signs agreement to become first Kentucky home of Confucius Institute

WKU is extending its international reach with the establishment of a Confucius Institute at the Bowling Green campus. WKU President Gary Ransdell traveled to China this January as part of efforts to further develop Chinese Studies at the university.  While in China, he met with officials from China’s Office of Chinese Language Council International, or […]

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WKU student newspaper staff members receive awards at state convention

Staff  members from the College Heights Herald, WKU’s student newspaper, returned from the annual Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association convention with the Kentucky College Newspaper Staffer of the Year and the winners of the deadline writing and copy editing competitions. For the second straight year, Jan Diehm, a senior from Springfield, Tenn., won the Staffer of […]

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Lexington student honored by KAGE

Katherine Goble of Lexington has been awarded the 2009-2010 Nicholas Green Distinguished Student Award from the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) and the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). The program was originally funded by the Nicholas Green Foundation and NAGC. The award is designed to recognize a student who has distinguished achievement not […]

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Two KAGE members honored

Two longtime members of the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education have been recognized for their exceptional service and advocacy in support of educating Kentucky’s gifted and talented children and youth. Ed Long of Ft. Thomas Independent Schools and Julia Moore of Russell Independent Schools have made significant positive contributions to gifted education which has greatly […]

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WKU graduates among 2010 inductees into Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

Neil Budde and Al Cross, both WKU journalism graduates and former editors of the College Heights Herald, are among the 2010 inductees into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame. Budde, Cross and five others will be inducted April 8 during a luncheon at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown Hotel. Budde, a 2005 inductee into WKU’s Hall of […]

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