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WKU student, recent grads, honored by NSF fellowship

A current WKU student and four recent graduates were honored by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Sarah Schrader of Bowling Green, who is graduating in May, and 2013 graduates Elaine Flynn of De Mossville and Michael Powers of Bowling Green, were selected for the prestigious fellowship. Graduates Brittany Morgan (2012) of Franklin […]

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WKU’s top business students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma

The WKU chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society in business inducted 56 students, faculty and business professionals during its annual ceremony on April 16. These inductees join an expanding worldwide network of more than 625,000 business professionals who have earned recognition through lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. Students ranking in the […]

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2014 awards: WKU Greek community

WKU’s Greek community hosted its annual awards convocation on April 13 at the Knicely Conference Center. The following awards were presented: Greek Man of the Year: Matt Brown Greek Woman of the Year: Taylor Emberton Scott Taylor Chapter Achievement Award: Phi Gamma Delta Karen Towell Sisterhood Award: Alpha Delta Pi M. Reed Morgan Award: Phi […]

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Vitale to receive Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion for Entrepreneurship

Don Vitale, President of Manchester Capital, LLC, and a longtime volunteer with WKU and the Gordon Ford College of Business, will receive the Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion for Entrepreneurship Award on Wednesday (April 16). The Medallion for Entrepreneurship is awarded to outstanding individuals who combine innovative business achievement with service to humanity. Vitale will receive […]

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WKU Alumni Association to unveil statue of Big Red on April 19

WKU’s most beloved icon will become a permanent part of the Augenstein Alumni Center on Saturday (April 19) when the WKU Alumni Association unveils a life-size bronze statue of the Big Red mascot. According to Rick DuBose (’73), Executive Director of the WKU Alumni Association, the statue of Big Red was designed and crafted by […]

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2014 awards: College of Health and Human Services

WKU’s College of Health and Human Services honored its outstanding students during an annual awards ceremony. The following students were recognized on April 5 at the Knicely Conference Center: Allied Health Sharon D. Bunnell of Munfordville, Health Information Management Outstanding Scholar Anita Gail Wells of Glasgow, Health Information Management Leadership Award Stephanie Gaiko of Bowling […]

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WKU to celebrate Earth Day with 8th annual festival April 22

WKU will celebrate Earth Day with the eighth annual Earth Day Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 in Centennial Mall. The festival includes live music by Just Us and other local musicians, sustainability education and demonstrations, and a diversity of campus and community participants. The Earth Day Festival is among a variety […]

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Pakistani Student Association celebrates Pakistan Day

The culture, history and cuisine of Pakistan were highlighted March 22 during Pakistan Day, organized by the newly formed Pakistani Student Association at WKU. Shahbaz Munawar, president of PSA, welcomed the audience of more than 100 at WKU’s Faculty House and introduced the executive body of PSA. “We wanted to bring our Pakistani, American and […]

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Speech-Language-Hearing group approves WKU as Continuing Education Provider

The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has approved WKU as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are the only organizations approved to offer continuing education courses for audiologists and speech-language pathologists for ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs). “We are pleased to welcome WKU as our […]

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WKU students, faculty attend national healthcare conference

Six students and three faculty members from WKU’s Health Administration program recently attended the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Congress on Healthcare Leadership meeting in Chicago. The annual meeting brings professionals together to network, learn from peers, and to learn how to enhance their career. The March 24-27 event attracted professionals from the United […]

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Authors Harris, Raschka headline 2014 SOKY Book Fest events

New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris will headline the Southern Kentucky (SOKY) Book Fest on April 26 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center. With more than 30 years of writing experience, Harris is best known for her Sookie Stackhouse series. The series was so well-received, it was the inspiration for the HBO series“True Blood.” Harris […]

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Gatton Academy listed among ‘top-performing schools’ for 6th year in row

The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has been named to The Washington Post’s list of top-performing schools with elite students for the sixth consecutive year. Since 1998, educational columnist Jay Mathews has ranked Washington-area public high schools using the Challenge Index, his measure of how effectively a school […]

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