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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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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 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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#WKUGrad — Fall 2014 Commencement

We’ll be compiling tweets and sharing some of your memories and moments this weekend from WKU’s Fall 2014 Commencement. Congratulations to the WKU Class of 2014! #WKUGrad Congratulations to all of our WKU students graduating this weekend. Share your achievements with us! #WKUGrad #WKU14 pic.twitter.com/sLnfeHnbBe — WKU (@wku) December 10, 2014 Commencement weekend begins tonight […]

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WKU graduate completed degree online while serving in U.S. military

Like many students completing their college degree while holding down a job, Bryan Lietzke admits “it has been challenging to balance school and work.” And, for good reason, the 11-year veteran of the Air Force has completed his WKU Systems Management degree online and maintained a 4.0 grade-point average while stationed at Fort Knox in […]

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6 WKU students honored by Gilman Scholarship Program

Six WKU students have been honored by the nationally competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Bridgette Davis of Bowling Green, Amy Givens of Bowling Green, Jeremiah Stringer of Monticello, Megan Lemily of Bowling Green and Cody Tutt of Owensboro were named Gilman Scholars and will receive up to $5,000 each toward their study abroad […]

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