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WKU student, recent grads, honored by NSF fellowship

A current WKU student and four recent graduates were honored by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Sarah Schrader of Bowling Green, who is graduating in May, and 2013 graduates Elaine Flynn of De Mossville and Michael Powers of Bowling Green, were selected for the prestigious fellowship. Graduates Brittany Morgan (2012) of Franklin […]

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WKU’s top business students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma

The WKU chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society in business inducted 56 students, faculty and business professionals during its annual ceremony on April 16. These inductees join an expanding worldwide network of more than 625,000 business professionals who have earned recognition through lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. Students ranking in the […]

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2014 awards: WKU Greek community

WKU’s Greek community hosted its annual awards convocation on April 13 at the Knicely Conference Center. The following awards were presented: Greek Man of the Year: Matt Brown Greek Woman of the Year: Taylor Emberton Scott Taylor Chapter Achievement Award: Phi Gamma Delta Karen Towell Sisterhood Award: Alpha Delta Pi M. Reed Morgan Award: Phi […]

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WKU Libraries participating in World Book Night event at detention center

In celebration of World Book Night, WKU Libraries — a designated giver for the program — will be giving 30 copies of 100 Best Loved Poems to the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center on April 23. To allow every student in the Center to have a book, 20 books will be donated by World Book […]

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Vitale to receive Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion for Entrepreneurship

Don Vitale, President of Manchester Capital, LLC, and a longtime volunteer with WKU and the Gordon Ford College of Business, will receive the Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion for Entrepreneurship Award on Wednesday (April 16). The Medallion for Entrepreneurship is awarded to outstanding individuals who combine innovative business achievement with service to humanity. Vitale will receive […]

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Climatologist offers perspective on state’s weather extremes

State Climatologist Stuart Foster offered perspectives on weather and climate in Kentucky at an April 9 meeting in Frankfort. Dr. Foster’s presentation was part of “Nature’s Call to Action II,” a conference co-sponsored by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Kentucky Division of the Federal Highway Administration. “The conference dealt with climate change, air quality […]

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WKU, Vanderbilt offer ‘Teaching Latin America through Film’

Vanderbilt University’s Center for Latin American Studies and WKU’s Office of International Programs have partnered to offer a film institute on Latin American for teachers in grades 7-12. Through the Lens: Teaching Latin America through Film is part of OIP’s inaugural International Year Of… program to feature Ecuador during the 2014-2015 academic year. “It is […]

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WKU Alumni Association to unveil statue of Big Red on April 19

WKU’s most beloved icon will become a permanent part of the Augenstein Alumni Center on Saturday (April 19) when the WKU Alumni Association unveils a life-size bronze statue of the Big Red mascot. According to Rick DuBose (’73), Executive Director of the WKU Alumni Association, the statue of Big Red was designed and crafted by […]

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2014 awards: College of Health and Human Services

WKU’s College of Health and Human Services honored its outstanding students during an annual awards ceremony. The following students were recognized on April 5 at the Knicely Conference Center: Allied Health Sharon D. Bunnell of Munfordville, Health Information Management Outstanding Scholar Anita Gail Wells of Glasgow, Health Information Management Leadership Award Stephanie Gaiko of Bowling […]

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WKU to host Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium April 19

WKU Study Away will host the Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium on April 19 at the Knicely Conference Center. Undergraduate and graduate students from postsecondary institutions will present informative sessions regarding their experiences studying abroad or away. “Our goal is to provide participants with insight from others who have benefitted from the enhanced learning experience that […]

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Board of Regents to meet April 18

The second quarterly meeting of WKU’s Board of Regents will begin at 9 a.m. April 18 at the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room in Mass Media and Technology Hall. Agenda materials are available at http://www.wku.edu/regents/ Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.

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WKU to celebrate Earth Day with 8th annual festival April 22

WKU will celebrate Earth Day with the eighth annual Earth Day Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 in Centennial Mall. The festival includes live music by Just Us and other local musicians, sustainability education and demonstrations, and a diversity of campus and community participants. The Earth Day Festival is among a variety […]

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