Archive | December 4, 2012

WKU honors Lexington students

WKU honored 10 students from four Lexington high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 31.48 and grade-point average of 3.92. The following students were honored at a luncheon Nov. 29 at the Signature Club in Lexington: Henry Clay High School: Cecile Avery. Paul Laurence Dunbar High […]

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Donald Smith named president of College Heights Foundation

A familiar face at WKU will become president of the College Heights Foundation in January. Donald Smith, Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the WKU Alumni Association, has been named by the Foundation to replace Alex Downing. Downing is leaving the Foundation Dec. 31 for a position at Franklin […]

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WKU Store supporting Toys for Tots

The WKU Store will begin its Toys from Tops Holiday Sale on Wednesday (Dec. 5). Give a new, unwrapped toy or $5 cash donation and receive 30 percent off WKU gear. Students can earn one Leadership/Service Hour for their toy donation. The Toys from Tops Holiday Sale will be held Wednesday through Saturday (Dec. 5-8) […]

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Bowling Green junior receives Study Away’s first opportunity award

WKU has named the first recipient of a new opportunity award designed to help students find innovative learning opportunities outside those currently offered through WKU Study Away. Jesse Hazel, a Bowling Green junior majoring in fine arts, received the award after submitting a proposal to attend the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 2012 Summer […]

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2 WKU educators honored by National Association for Gifted Children

Two WKU educators recently received national recognition for their work in gifted education. The National Association for Gifted Children honored Dr. Julia Link Roberts, WKU Mahurin Professor of Gifted Education, with its Distinguished Service Award, and Dr. Nielsen Pereira, WKU assistant professor of education, with an Outstanding Doctoral Student Award. Both accepted their recognitions at […]

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WKU to host Southeastern Section of American Physical Society in 2013

WKU will host the 80th annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society (SESAPS) next November. The meeting is scheduled for Nov. 20-23 at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green. About 200 to 300 physicists, including faculty members, undergraduate students and graduate students, are expected to attend the 2013 meeting, according […]

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