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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 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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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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WKU Advanced Manufacturing graduate builds bright future

Justin Edwards-Page has been on top of his future since arriving at WKU’s Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences in the fall of 2008. He just didn’t realize it until 2011. “I like to tell people I was one floor away,” said Edwards-Page, who will receive his bachelor’s degree in Advanced Manufacturing at WKU’s 176th […]

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WKU SGA awards Study Away scholarships for Winter Term 2015

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 […]

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WKU Forensics team finishes semester with win at Ohio State

Eleven WKU Forensics team members traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to take part in a tournament hosted by Ohio State University the weekend of Dec. 5-6. WKU placed first in team sweepstakes, ahead of 19 other schools. The team also closed out the semifinal round of Lincoln-Douglas debate by beating out all other schools from advancing […]

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Chumbler named dean of College of Health & Human Services

Dr. Neale Chumbler, a 1991 WKU graduate, will return to the Hill as the new Dean of WKU’s College of Health & Human Services. Dr. Chumbler, currently Professor and Head of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Georgia, starts March 23. He will replace Dr. John Bonaguro, who is returning […]

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WKU to face Central Michigan Dec. 24 in Bahamas Bowl

For the second time in school history, the WKU Hilltopper football team is going bowling and accepted an invitation on Sunday to play in the inaugural Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl on Christmas Eve in the Bahamian capital city of Nassau. WKU, which has been bowl eligible in four consecutive seasons, the longest active streak in Conference […]

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Honors College, WBKO recognize Scholar of the Week recipients

The Honors College at WKU and WBKO-TV hosted a reception on Thursday (Dec. 4) to honor the 2014-2015 Scholar of the Week recipients. The Scholar of the Week program recognizes young scholars in southcentral Kentucky and the WBKO viewing area for their academic and extracurricular activities. The Honors College at WKU has been partnering with […]

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