Archive | March 22, 2010

Grand opening March 25 for Institute for Citizenship & Social Responsibility

WKU will celebrate the grand opening of its new Institute for Citizenship & Social Responsibility at 11 a.m. Thursday (March 25) at Garrett Conference Center. The ICSR is the centerpiece of WKU’s commitment to produce graduates who think critically, serve generously and lead responsibly. The ICSR is dedicated to engaging and challenging students to be […]

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Applicants for Presidential Scholarship will visit WKU campus on March 26

WKU has invited about 45 of its top scholarship applicants to campus Friday (March 26) to compete for the University’s most prestigious academic scholarship, the WKU Presidential. The scholarship is valued at more than $14,000 annually and worth more than $60,000 during a four-year period. Approximately 15 Presidential Scholarships will be awarded. In addition to […]

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WKU electrical engineering team wins IEEE regional robotics competition

A solar-powered robot designed and built by WKU electrical engineering students won the Hardware Competition in this weekend’s IEEE Southeastcon 2010 in Charlotte, N.C. WKU was among 44 colleges and universities from the southeastern United States and Jamaica that competed in the event hosted by IEEE, the nation’s largest electrical engineering professional organization. The IEEE’s […]

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KHSSL junior state tourney results

The Kentucky High School Speech League (KHSSL) held its annual Junior Division State Championship Forensics Tournament March 11-13 at WKU. The Kentucky High School Speech League is the oldest student organization in the Commonwealth, which promotes education through speech, debate and theater events.  The organization was founded in 1920 and hosts an annual State Championship […]

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Meteorology Club members attend National Severe Weather Workshop

Members of the WKU Meteorology Club attended the 2010 National Severe Weather Workshop March 4-6 in Norman, Okla. This annual workshop is geared toward weather information sharing, with emergency managers, weather enthusiasts, teachers, students, professional meteorologists, broadcasters and vendors of weather data and information all gathering together to present and discuss ideas. Those attending the […]

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