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 & […]
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 […]
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 […]
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)
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
WKU students Elizabeth Howard of Owensboro, Chris Riehl of Louisville and Frances “Currey” McCullough of Nashville, Tennessee, received undergraduate research awards at a recognition ceremony in Helm Library on Dec. 2. WKU Libraries and WKU University Experience faculty offer the awards in an effort to recognize the important role of good undergraduate research in college […]
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 […]
Through continued support of a Study Away scholarship, WKU Student Government Association (SGA) encourages WKU students to expand their learning opportunities off campus. SGA first began offering this scholarship to students taking a Study Away course during Winter Term 2011. Since then, SGA has sponsored more than 40 scholarships, totaling more than $5,000. Five WKU […]