Archive | October, 2011

Dance program’s accreditation places WKU arts in ‘good company’ nationally

WKU’s dance program has earned accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Dance. WKU has the only accredited dance program in Kentucky and is one of only 30 schools in the nation that has all four arts programs accredited, according to Dr. David Young, head of the Department of Theatre and Dance. WKU added […]

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ALIVE Center planning Campus & Community Food Drive Nov. 14-18

“Have you ever been hungry or not had the resources to buy food?  The fact is 1 in 8 Americans struggle with hunger.  A total of 36 million Americans struggle with hunger, including 13 million children,” said Karen Myers, Director of HOTEL INC, home to one of the Bowling Green’s largest food banks. Myers sees […]

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Forensic team members win tournaments in Nebraska, West Virginia

WKU forensic team members traveled to Omaha, Neb.; Huntington, W.Va.; and Rome, Ga., the weekend of Oct. 29-30 to take part in four tournaments. At the University of Nebraska at Omaha tournament, co-hosted with Doane College, WKU’s team of only five was triple-crowned with three sweepstakes championships: first in team sweepstakes in the UNO portion, […]

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Winter Term courses can help students graduate in four years

WKU Winter Term provides students with numerous course opportunities outside the traditional fall and spring semesters. Students can catch up on a missed course, get in to a popular course that frequently fills, potentially improve their GPA or get ahead in their coursework. But there may be an even more significant reason to take advantage […]

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2 WKU graduates receive 2012 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships

Two WKU graduates have received 2012 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships from the Rotary Foundation to travel to Africa to complete graduate coursework and engage in service. Lindsey Filiatreau of Bardstown and Lindsey Houchin of Bowling Green are the third and fourth Rotary Ambassadorial recipients from WKU in three years. Lindsey Filiatreau Filiatreau spent a significant amount […]

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WKU enrollment tops 21,000, sets record for 14th consecutive year

Enrollment at WKU has passed 21,000, setting a record for the 14th consecutive year. Fall 2011 enrollment reported to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is 21,048, up 145 from fall 2010. “The fact that we continue to maintain steady growth is a testament to the value our students and their families put on a […]

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View from the Hill – Natural Gas Boilers

Winter’s cold temperatures are right around the corner and WKU is ready.  In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham shows us how the campus will stay warm in a much more efficient way this winter.  

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2-Day Film Challenge begins Nov. 4

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting’s eighth annual 2-Day Film Challenge will begin Nov. 4. The contest will kick off at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium and is open to students, staff, faculty, professionals, high school students or anyone who wants to put a team together. For details and […]

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Halloween Costume Contest Oct. 31

In an effort to promote the Advertising and Public Relations (Ad+PR) programs at WKU, the School of Journalism and Broadcasting has partnered with Imagewest, a student-run advertising and public relations agency, to present a Halloween Costume Contest and Catwalk. The contest will take place at Centennial Mall, near Downing University Center, from 11a.m. to 1 […]

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Confucius Institute hosting Chinese Business Etiquette Dinner on Nov. 10

The WKU Confucius Institute is hosting Chinese Business Etiquette Dinner to help businesses that currently do business or want to do business in China. The dinner and workshop will be 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Knicely Conference Center, 654 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green. Cost is $50 for professionals and $25 for students. Reservations […]

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Gatton Academy preview Nov. 5

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky will host a Preview Weekend at WKU on Nov. 5 for prospective students, their parents and educators. Events will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Snell Hall on the WKU campus. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. in the building lobby with sessions kicking […]

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WKU student first runner-up in TIME photo competition

This fall, TIME invited student photographers dedicated to honing their craft—whether it be photojournalism, portraiture, still life, conceptual or fine art—to submit a portfolio of photos for review by the magazine’s editors. All applicants had to be currently enrolled students or members of the class of 2011. Christian Hansen, a WKU senior from Louisville, was […]

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