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Fall Super Saturdays offers classes for high ability students

Forty classes for high ability students and students with high interest in a subject in grades one through eight will be held as part of Fall Super Saturdays beginning Oct. 31. High-ability and high-interest students are able to broaden their interests from 9:30 a.m. to noon during these Saturday morning classes on WKU’s campus in […]

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Seminar will focus on gifted students with disabilities

Parents and educators are invited to a free workshop on twice-exceptional students from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Knicely Conference Center. During the Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar, national expert Mary Ruth Coleman will provide strategies for educating this group of gifted young people who also have one or more disabilities. This seminar […]

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Workshop will discuss social, emotional needs of gifted students

Parents and educators are invited to a free workshop on the needs of gifted youth Oct. 15 and 16 at the Knicely Conference Center. Psychologist Ed Amend will discuss the social-emotional needs of gifted children during the Berta Seminar hosted by The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU. On Oct. 15 from 7 p.m. to […]

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WKU Forensics Team wins in Illinois & Pennsylvania

WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Normal and Peoria, Illinois; and Easton, Pennsylvania, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Oct. 3-4. In Illinois, WKU was crowned sweepstakes champion of both tournaments, ahead of 14 schools, including Northwestern University, Illinois State University, Ohio University and Ball State University. In Pennsylvania, a squad of 11 […]

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WKU statement on lawsuit filed by former swim team member

Statement from WKU spokesman Bob Skipper in connection with a lawsuit filed by former swim team member Collin Craig: “WKU completed a thorough investigation into this matter and will be defending the lawsuit filed by Mr. Craig. Given the fact this matter is in litigation, we do not feel as though we can make any […]

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WKU to honor high school scholars at recognition events

WKU will honor top scholars from area high schools for their academic achievements. Here’s the 2015 schedule of recognition events: Oct. 13: Five County Scholars Luncheon (Allen, Butler, Edmonson, Logan and Simpson counties) at 11:30 a.m. at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni Center, 292 Alumni Ave., Bowling Green. Sponsored by Franklin Bank & Trust Company. Oct. 15: […]

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Community College Transfer Scholarship deadline Nov. 1

Community college students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance. The application deadline for the Community College Transfer Scholarship is Nov. 1 for spring 2016 admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application. Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. Transfer students from […]

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2015 Campus Safety and Security Report

The 2015 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report is available on the WKU Police website. In addition to crime and fire statistics for 2014, the report details policies about the police department, how to report fires and crimes to the police, and provides information from the Department of Environmental Health and Safety on campus fires […]

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Kappa Delta Sorority hosting 25th annual Shenanigans Oct. 7

Kappa Delta Sorority at WKU will host its 25th annual Shenanigans dance competition at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 7). Shenanigans, a high-energy dance competition, will be held at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center. This will be Kappa Delta’s first year at SKyPAC. Greek organizations will partner together to dance to the theme of “A […]

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View from the Hill – Cell Phone Drive

Oct. 1 marked the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s an epidemic that affects one in three women and one in four men.  There’s a simple way you can help with the issue. Amy Bingham explains what it is in this week’s View from the Hill. Domestic Violence Awareness Month events HOPELine from Verizon: […]

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Hardin, co-editors honored for Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

The Kentucky State Historical Records Advisory Board has honored the three co-editors, including WKU History Professor John Hardin, for their work on the Kentucky African American Encyclopedia. Dr. Hardin, Dr. Karen Cotton McDaniel of Eastern Kentucky University and Dr. Gerald L. Smith of the University of Kentucky were selected to receive a 2015 Kentucky Archives […]

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Girls in Science Day Oct. 17; registration deadline Oct. 9

WKU’s annual Girls in Science Day, hosted by Ogden College of Science and Engineering, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 17 in Snell Hall, room 2113. Girls in grades 5-12 will have the opportunity to explore various topics in math, technology, engineering and science during interactive sessions. Registration deadline is Oct. […]

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