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Glasgow High School receives grant from Friends of WKU Libraries

Glasgow High School was recognized on Dec. 15 with the first School Library Grant sponsored by the Friends of WKU Libraries. WKU Libraries is offering this new grant to middle or high schools in the region with several different purposes, including improving collections or technology, for professional development funds, to improve students’ research skills, and […]

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WKU Public Affairs claims 17 awards in statewide competition

WKU’s Division of Public Affairs claimed 17 awards in a variety of categories during the annual competition sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education in Kentucky. The awards were presented Dec. 12 during the CASE Kentucky annual meeting in Louisville. WKU won the grand award for Best Practices in Communications & […]

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WKU expanding Military Student Services to Glasgow Campus

Meeting on the WKU campus located in Glasgow, a small band of like-minded representatives of university administrators and area military groups recently began planning for a major new addition to student services on the regional campus, located approximately 33 miles from the Bowling Green campus. Already ranked as a “Best for Vets 4-year College” by […]

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WKU senior receives Library Student Assistant Scholarship

WKU senior Katherine “Katie” DeCoursey of Hopkinsville was recognized last week as the recipient of the inaugural WKU Library Student Assistant Scholarship. DeCoursey has worked for the WKU Libraries for three years and will be graduating in May 2015 with a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. “Katie has embraced a professional demeanor and work […]

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22 WKU students, biology professor honored at Kentucky Academy of Science meeting

The Kentucky Academy of Science celebrated its 100th Anniversary at the Centennial meeting Nov. 14‐16 at the Lexington Convention Center. Since 1914 the Kentucky Academy of Science has provided venues for Kentucky’s scientists and student scientists to share their research. More than 800 scientists and students attended the 2014 Annual meeting, and hundreds of undergraduate […]

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WKU Small Business Development Center staff members recognized

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center recognized two staff members of the WKU SBDC for their achievements at the annual fall conference at the Hilton Suites Lexington Green. Center Director Miller Slaughter was inducted into the exclusive Kentucky Small Business Development Center Million Dollar Loan Club. This honor is reserved for management consultants who helped […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Dec. 8-13, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs. (Additional Commencement photos: Morning ceremony; afternoon ceremony)  

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WKU Week in Photos: Fall 2014 Commencement afternoon ceremony

Here’s a special edition of WKU Week in Photos from the afternoon ceremony of WKU’s 176th Commencement on Dec. 13. Photos by Bryan Lemon.    

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WKU Week in Photos: Fall 2014 Commencement morning ceremony

Here’s a special edition of WKU Week in Photos from the morning ceremony of WKU’s 176th Commencement on Dec. 13. Photos by Clinton Lewis.

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WKU recognizes top students at Fall 2014 Commencement

WKU recognized its Ogden Foundation Scholar as well as 13 other students as Scholars of the College during its 176th Commencement on Saturday. Zachary Blackwell Ritchey, a finance major from Marietta, Georgia, was recognized as the Ogden Foundation Scholar and as scholar of the Gordon Ford College of Business. Ritchey, the son of Jim and […]

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WKU confers degrees, presents honorary doctorate at 176th Commencement

WKU conferred degrees to about 1,300 graduates, presented an honorary doctorate and recognized top students during its Fall 2014 Commencement on Saturday (Dec. 13) at Diddle Arena. In morning and afternoon ceremonies of its 176th Commencement, WKU conferred 1,290 degrees — 72 associate, 862 baccalaureate, 348 master’s and eight doctoral. WKU President Gary Ransdell encouraged […]

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WKU receives outstanding preliminary review from SACSCOC committee

The preliminary findings presented in a recent report by a SACSCOC committee put WKU’s level of compliance in the top few percent of institutions seeking SACSCOC reaccreditation. Every 10 years, each university in the southern region must submit a request for reaffirmation of accreditation by SACSCOC. In addition to providing a “seal of quality,” WKU […]

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