Archive | January 15, 2013

Miss Kentucky USA, Miss Kentucky Teen USA pageants Jan. 19-20 at WKU

The Miss Kentucky USA and Miss Kentucky Teen USA pageants will be this weekend (Jan. 19-20) at WKU’s Van Meter Auditorium. Contestants from across the state will be on stage Saturday and Sunday. The winner of Miss Kentucky USA will attend the Miss USA Pageant, which is shown live on NBC. The winner of the […]

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Hardin reappointed to Kentucky African American Heritage Commission

Gov. Steve Beshear has reappointed Dr. John A. Hardin, history professor at WKU, to the Kentucky African American Heritage Commission. Dr. Hardin, who represents preservation communities, will be the vice chair of the commission. His term expires Feb. 1, 2017. His initial appointment was in 2007. Howard Bailey, vice president for Student Affairs at WKU, […]

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WKU graduate named to position with public relations firm

WKU graduate Mckenzi Loid of Bowling Green has been named assistant account manager at Guthrie/Mayes Public Relations. Loid, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations with a minor in sales, brings a strong academic background in public relations and experience in social media, traditional media relations, event planning and more. She is […]

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2 photojournalism graduates take top honors in Hearst multimedia contest

Two WKU photojournalism graduates finished first and second in the first multimedia competition of the 53rd annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Zack Conkle of Louisville received a $2,600 award for winning the Narrative Multimedia Storytelling – Features category with his piece titled “Wright’s Law.”  Leslye Davis of Greensburg finished second and received a $2,000 award. […]

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