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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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WKU Habitat chapter members volunteering next week in Texas

While some people may be enjoying a short break next week between the fall semester and the holidays, a group of students and faculty with the WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be heading to Dickinson, Texas, to work with Bay Area Habitat for Humanity. The Dec. 14-21 trip is a part of Habitat […]

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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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View from the Hill – AMS graduate bounces back from near failure

WKU will confer degrees to nearly 1300 students at Fall Commencement on Saturday.  Amy Bingham talks to one graduate who bounced back from near failure in this week’s View from the Hill.

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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 photojournalism student receives NPPF-NPPA scholarship

WKU photojournalism student Brian Powers is one of five winners of this year’s NPPF-NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships. The winners, announced by the National Press Photographers Foundation’s board of directors, receive a $5,000 scholarship to assist with their education. The scholarships are funded by a grant from the Author’s Coalition of America. The grant was established […]

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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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Regents committees to meet Dec. 12

The Committees of the WKU Board of Regents will meet Dec. 12 at 1:30 p.m. in the third floor conference room (3020) at the Downing Student Union. The agenda is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/ and supporting documentation will be available at the meeting. Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295

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WKU Dental Hygiene student awarded ASAHP scholarship

WKU senior Allison McCutchen of Nolensville, Tennessee, was awarded the Scholarship of Excellence at the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) conference. The ASAHP Board of Directors created the ASAHP Scholarship of Excellence to recognize outstanding students in allied health programs who are achieving excellence in their academic pursuits and have significant potential […]

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