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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 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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3 WKU students receive library research awards

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 […]

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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 — 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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