Archive | October 29, 2010

$1 million gift from Dale Augenstein to support alumni center construction

It’s not hard to tell that Dale Augenstein is a WKU graduate. His restaurant in Hilton Head Island, S.C., is like a mini-museum, full of WKU memorabilia, and he is known for hiring WKU students to work there. He attends most football and basketball games, is president-elect of the WKU Alumni Association and a member […]

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Campus traffic, Topper Transit affected by underground electrical project

WKU’s underground high voltage distribution project will again affect campus traffic and Topper Transit for about two weeks beginning Monday (Nov. 1). State Street will be closed at Helm-Cravens Library. Detours will be posted on State Street as well as Normal Street and Regents Drive. As with a previous road closing in September, Topper Transit […]

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View from the Hill – 2010 Homecoming Changes

This year’s WKU Homecoming theme is “Thrill on the Hill.”  The parade is ending at Fountain Square Park and will be followed by a concert in the park.  Learn more in this week’s View from the Hill.

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Top volunteers, alumni chapter, alumni recognized at Summit Awards

WKU recognized its top volunteers, alumni chapters and alumni Thursday night (Oct. 28) at the annual Summit Awards. Distinguished Service Medals to recognize the service of the University’s top volunteers were presented to David G. Chandler, Gary Hairlson and Howard Pincus. Matt Coleman of Nashville, Tenn., is the Young Alumnus of the Year and Heather […]

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Swoboda receives Emeritus Award

Dr. Don Swoboda, who recently retired as dean of WKU’s Division of Extended Learning and Outreach, received the Emeritus Award from the Association for Continuing Higher Education. Dr. Swoboda was one of 11 educators recognized during the awards ceremony at the ACHE’s 72nd annual conference in Albuquerque, N.M. The award recognizes retiring association members who […]

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Training consortium receives award

A training consortium administered through WKU’s Division of Extended Learning and Outreach was honored recently by the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE). DELO received the Distinguished Non-Credit Program Award for Uniting Industries, Sharing Costs, Building Successes – A Training Consortium Project. Manon Pardue, director of the Center for Training & Development, and Sharon Woodward, […]

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WKU offers face-to-face GMAT review

Future Masters of Business Administration (MBA) students have been asking for a face-to-face GMAT review in Bowling Green for years.  This year a GMAT review is available at WKU starting Nov. 3. Bob Hatfield, WKU’s MBA Coordinator, said that the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is the test that most accredited MBA programs require for […]

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