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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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22 students selected for 2014-15 Cherry Presidential Scholarship

WKU has selected 22 students as recipients of the 2014-15 Cherry Presidential Scholarship, the school’s most prestigious academic award. The scholarship is valued at more than $16,500 annually and worth more than $66,000 during a four-year period. The students were among 62 applicants who visited WKU on March 28 for activities that included an impromptu […]

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WKU hosting event April 22 for Mid-Continent students

WKU will be hosting a “Transfer Now” event for Mid-Continent University students on Tuesday (April 22) in Mayfield. The event will be held from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative, 1218 West Broadway. Students can visit with representatives from admissions, financial aid, online student services, and more during the event. […]

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Educational Talent Search hosting College Fair on April 8

Educational Talent Search (ETS) at WKU will welcome 10th and 11th grade students to WKU’s main campus for the second annual College Fair and Tour on April 8. The College Fair provides ETS students the opportunity to learn more about the colleges they may attend in the future. This college fair is unique, as students […]

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Scholarship available to help community college students transfer to WKU

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 April 1 for fall admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application. Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. […]

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Transfer Madness online college fair March 5

College students looking to transfer college credits or associate degrees to WKU or other four-year institutions can connect with those institutions and get questions answered during a 12-hour online Transfer Madness fair. Students can get the information they need to continue their college educations by logging on to http://www.transfermadness.org  on Wednesday (March 5) from 9 […]

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WKU discusses retention during 2014 Student Success Summit

On Jan. 23, more than 160 WKU faculty and staff gathered on the South Campus to discuss issues surrounding retention, student success and engagement. The event was sponsored by the Division of Enrollment Management, Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. The support from these units enabled the appointed planning […]

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WKU honors 54 students from 7 Owensboro area high schools

WKU honored 54 students from seven high schools in the Owensboro area for their academic achievements. Students invited had an average ACT composite score of 28.82 and grade-point average of 3.91 and included 28 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and four National Merit Semifinalists. The following students were honored at a luncheon Dec. 3 at the RiverPark […]

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WKU honors 31 students from 7 Louisville high schools

WKU honored 31 students from seven high schools in Louisville for their academic achievements. Students had an average ACT composite score of 29.32 and grade-point average of 3.88. The following students were honored at a luncheon Nov. 21 at Frazier History Museum’s Fourth Floor Loft in Louisville: Assumption High School: Carroll Anne Sandman Butler High […]

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