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WKU listed in ‘Open Doors’ report for study abroad participation

WKU is the only Kentucky public university to be included in the Open Doors 2014 report for its total number of study abroad participants. WKU ranked 23rd in the top 40 list of master’s institutions, up from 32nd in 2013 and 39th in 2012. Open Doors is an annual report of U.S. students studying abroad […]

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Muhlenberg County educator selected for Teacher Hall of Fame

A Muhlenberg County educator has been selected for the eighth class of the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame. The statewide selection committee has chosen Mary K. Armstrong of Central City for induction into the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame. The 2015 induction ceremony is scheduled for Feb. […]

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WKU honored in PMA’s annual Markie Awards competition

WKU brought home a lion’s share of the Markie Awards from the Bowling Green chapter of the Professional Marketing Association. WKU divisions won a total of 11 gold and 12 silver Markies in the annual competition. The results were announced Tuesday (Nov. 18). The Division of Public Affairs won gold in the Marketing Campaign, Newsletter, […]

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10 WKU faculty selected for spring program to South Africa

2nd annual ZSEIFS part of 2015-16 International Year Of… program Ten WKU faculty members have been selected to participate in the second annual Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar (ZSEIFS). Led by Biology Professor Mike Stokes, administered by the Office of International Programs (OIP), and made possible by the generous support of the participants’ academic […]

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Parking/traffic information for WKU football vs. UTSA on Nov. 22

One win away from bowl eligibility for the fourth consecutive season, the WKU football team (5-5, 2-4 Conference USA) welcomes UTSA (3-7, 2-4 C-USA) to Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 22). The game will air on the Fox Sports Network and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Game and ticket information During […]

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WKU forensics team wins tournaments in Tennessee & Ohio

Members of the WKU forensics team traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, and Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Nov. 15-16. At Bowling Green State University, the team won the overall team sweepstakes championship, beating 19 schools, which included Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan and Ohio State University. Additionally, sophomore Jackson […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Nov. 9-15, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis, Bryan Lemon and Bob Skipper of WKU Public Affairs.  

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Winter weather communications plan

Old Man Winter has arrived early this year. Should he impact WKU’s schedule, here’s a reminder about WKU’s winter weather communications plan that provides a number of ways you can find out if classes are delayed, canceled or if a campus is closed. Schedule changes will be announced through emergency text message, campuswide emails, on […]

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Ellie Jolly crowned WKU’s 2014 Homecoming queen

Ellie Jolly of Cadiz was crowned 2014 Homecoming queen on Saturday (Nov. 8) at WKU. Jolly, the daughter of Scott and Ellen Jolly and a Biology and Broadcasting major, was sponsored by Chi Omega, Phi Gamma Delta and Phi Beta Sigma. Jolly was crowned at halftime of WKU’s Homecoming game against UTEP. First runner-up was […]

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WKU recognizes top volunteers, alumni at 2014 Summit Awards

WKU recognized its top volunteers, alumni and alumni chapters Thursday night (Nov. 6) at the annual Summit Awards. Distinguished Service Medals to recognize the service of the University’s top volunteers were presented to Craig Browning of Bowling Green, Jim Martens of Bowling Green and Dr. Linda Johnson Vitale of Bowling Green. Houchens Industries, Inc. was […]

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WKU named to Military Friendly® Schools list for 6th straight year

For the sixth consecutive year, WKU has been named to the Military Friendly® Schools list by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. The 2015 list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military students […]

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Parking/traffic information for WKU vs. UTEP on Nov. 8

It’s Homecoming on the Hill as the WKU football team (3-5 overall, 1-4 Conference USA) meets UTEP (5-3 overall, 3-1 Conference USA) at 3 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 8) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the C-USA Digital Network and WKUSports.tv and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Game and ticket information WKU’s […]

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