Archive | September 12, 2012

Gabbard appointed to three-year term on national social work council

Dr. Jay Gabbard, Associate Professor of Social Work at WKU, was recently appointed to the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity (CRECD). Gabbard was appointed for a three-year term by national president Mildred C. Joyner. The CSWE is the primary association for social work education in the United […]

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Mead among 15 chief financial officers participating in program in Germany

Ann Mead, WKU’s vice president for Finance and Administration, is one of 15 chief financial officers traveling to Germany next month to study lean management in higher education. “Do More with Less—Implementing Change in Higher Education Management in Germany” is a program sponsored by the Institute of International Education and the German-American Fulbright Commission. It […]

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7 Gatton Academy seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Seven seniors at the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program, an honor which potentially opens the door to college scholarship opportunities. More than 1.5 million students entered the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National […]

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@WhatsUrTag events coming up

WKU students and others are encouraged use @WhatsUrTag and #whatsurtag to join the Twitter conversation as they learn more about Political Engagement Project events coming up at WKU and follow activities related to the 2012 presidential election. Several “What’s Your Tag?” activities are planned as part of Constitution Week at WKU Sept. 17-20 with other […]

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‘Finding Your Way Around the Autumn Sky’ coming up at Hardin Planetarium

Finding Your Way Around the Autumn Sky will begin Sept. 18 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. The planetarium’s star projector will be used in this program to examine the patterns in the stars of the Autumn Sky. As the patterns are identified, some of the stories that the ancients associated with these patterns will be shared. […]

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Annual Agriculture Safety Day Sept. 27

More than 325 fourth-graders will attend the 14th annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on Sept. 27 at WKU’s L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. The event, sponsored by Kentucky Partnership for Farm Family Health & Safety, Inc., provides information on various topics such as tractor safety, roadway safety, electrical safety, fire safety with a smoke house, […]

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