WKU honored 44 students from six high schools in five southcentral Kentucky counties for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 27.96 and grade-point average of 3.93 and included 21 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars. The following students from Allen, Butler, Edmonson, Logan and Simpson counties were honored at a luncheon […]
The WKU football team opens the home portion of its inaugural Conference USA schedule on Saturday (Oct. 4) against the UAB Blazers. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the C-USA Digital Network and WKUSports.tv and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Read more about Saturday’s game. […]
WKU will honor top scholars from area high schools for their academic achievements. Here’s the 2014 schedule of recognition events: Oct. 14: Five County Scholars Luncheon (Allen, Butler, Edmonson, Logan and Simpson counties) at 11:30 a.m. at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni Center, 292 Alumni Ave., Bowling Green. Oct. 17: Bowling Green/Warren County Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 […]
WKU and Kentucky’s other public colleges and universities are teaming up to offer a statewide, virtual college fair for former students and other adults who are close to completing their college degrees. The Project Graduate College Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Sept. 30. The fair will connect prospective students to […]
Community college students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance. The application deadline for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Transfer Scholarship is Nov. 1 for spring admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application. Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. […]
WKU is making it easier for community college students to transfer and President Gary Ransdell is helping spread the word. Dr. Ransdell and other WKU administrators recently visited seven campuses within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System that have Joint Admissions agreements with WKU to meet with students and administrators. His message: WKU wants […]
Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.
WKU’s Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences is partnering with Glasgow High School’s Academy of Engineering to provide new opportunities for students. Glasgow High School participates in Project Lead the Way, the nation’s leading provider of K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs. Glasgow High School and WKU will celebrate the partnership at 4 […]
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.
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.
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, […]
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.) […]