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First day of fall 2014 semester

Welcome back WKU students! Classes for the fall 2014 semester began Aug. 25. Here are some first day photos from WKU’s main campus by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 12-18, 2014

Activity is picking up on the WKU campus as the fall 2014 semester approaches. Here are some photographs by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs from various events, activities and meetings held Aug. 12-18.

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Newest Hilltoppers more college ready than before

More members of the WKU Class of 2018 are college ready than ever before. Preliminary data show that the incoming class, which will begin with MASTER (Making Academic and Social Transitions Educationally Rewarding) Plan this weekend, has the highest average ACT composite score of any first-year class, 23.5, up from 22.8 last fall. Brian Meredith, […]

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WKU preparing for fall 2014 semester; classes begin Aug. 25

Classes for the fall 2014 semester at WKU begin Aug. 25. Here are some key events and reminders: Class of 2018 arrives Aug. 16-17 for M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan First-year students will begin arriving Aug. 16-17 for M.A.S.T.E.R. (Making Academic and Social Transitions Educationally Rewarding) Plan activities. (Check out the list of move-in times for residence halls.) […]

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WKU introduces new deadline, process for Cherry Presidential Scholarship

WKU’s online admissions application for Fall 2015 has incorporated a new deadline and process in applying for the Cherry Presidential Scholarship. The new admission application deadline is Nov. 15, 2014, for the Cherry Presidential Scholarship ONLY.  The deadline for all other scholarships will continue to be Jan. 15, 2015. The Cherry Presidential Scholarship covers in-state […]

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WKU, Ivy Tech Community College sign joint admissions agreement

Ivy Tech Community College and WKU signed a joint admissions agreement today (Aug. 5) that will offer Ivy Tech–Southwest students a seamless pathway to a four-year degree. This is WKU’s ninth joint admissions agreement. It is the first WKU agreement in Indiana, and only the second agreement outside of Kentucky (the other being Volunteer State […]

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Ivy Tech Community College, WKU to make announcement Aug. 5

Ivy Tech Community College Chancellor Jonathan Weinzapfel will join WKU President Dr. Gary Ransdell and WKU Owensboro Regional Chancellor Dr. Gene Tice on Tuesday (Aug. 5) to make an important announcement about admissions and tuition. The announcement will be made at 11 a.m. (CST) in the Ivy Tech Community College Koch Gallery, located at 3501 […]

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WKU Admissions planning open house events

WKU’s Office of Admissions will be hosting several open houses for prospective students and their families. WKU Admissions has the following open house events scheduled with WKU personnel available to provide information and answer questions: Hopkinsville: 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at the James E. Bruce Convention Center, 303 Conference Center Drive, Hopkinsville. RSVP by Aug. […]

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WKU hosting inaugural GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy

WKU has partnered with the GEAR UP Kentucky program to host a summer academy for 20 rising sophomores from high schools throughout the state. This is the university’s first time partnering with GEAR UP on this inaugural project with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business and health. The Academy at WKU was created […]

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Lux named WKU’s Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Dr. Jace Lux has been named WKU’s Director of Recruitment and Admissions, Chief Enrollment and Graduation Officer Brian Meredith announced Tuesday. Dr. Lux has served as director of WKU’s award-winning forensics team since July 2010. He will assume his new role on Aug. 11. “I welcome Dr. Jace Lux as our new Director of Recruitment […]

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WKU to participate in forum on internationalizing U.S. college campuses

Raza Tiwana, Chief International Officer at WKU, will participate in the fifth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington D.C., from June 23-25. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the EducationUSA Forum will bring together 550 university representatives with more than 60 EducationUSA regional educational experts and advisers from around […]

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Transfer event for Mid-Continent students May 15 at Knicely Center

WKU is hosting a transfer event for students impacted by the closing of Mid-Continent University. Representatives of the WKU Office of Admissions, Academic Advising and Financial Aid will be at the Knicely Center West Lobby from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday (May 15). Staff will be able to assist former MCU students interested in […]

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