Archive | October 25, 2011

Poetry contest winners announced

The winners of the 15thannual Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing poetry contest at WKU have been announced. Brittany Lee Cheak placed first, followed by James Mote Jr. and Krystol Stinson. The rest of the top 10, in alphabetical order, were Isiah Fish, Amy Lindsey, Jaclyn Melcher, Brittany Moster, Kasey Vaught, Elizabeth Walls and Clint […]

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WKYU-PBS receives national award for state-of-the-art LED lighting project

The National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) has honored WKYU-PBS with the Enterprise and Innovation Award in recognition of the conversion of WKYU’s television studio lighting system to a state-of-the-art LED lighting system. The NETA Enterprise Innovation Award recognizes emerging service models reflecting the evolution from legacy services to public media. According to NETA: “WKYU-PBS and […]

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NSCS chapter earns national award

The WKU chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) was awarded Silver STAR Status at the NSCS 2011 Convention this summer in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The NSCS is an honors organization for high achieving first and second year students with more than 300 student-run chapters at colleges across the country. The WKU […]

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5 honored by Student Publications

Five WKU alumni were honored Saturday at the 61st Annual Student Publications Homecoming Breakfast. Recipients of the 2011 Herald Award for Outstanding Contributions in Journalism were: Scott Applewhite, senior White House photographer for The Associated Press and winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. Applewhite was chief photographer for the College Height Herald in the fall of […]

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Doctoral student attends Lakin Institute

Annette Parker of Lexington, a student in WKU’s educational leadership doctoral program, participated in the 2011 Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership last week in Detroit. Parker, director of Workforce Education for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, attended the Lakin Institute program Oct. 16-21. Named in honor of Dr. Thomas Lakin, a career […]

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