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WKU’s Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility (ICSR) announces Imagining Otherwise, a WKU student video contest aimed at providing innovative and creative visions of a more just world. Video submissions are due by midnight April 20. An awards ceremony will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 28 at Downing Student Union. About […]
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants in WKU’s Department of Modern Languages, Ahmed Awadallah (Arabic) and Nikita Prokhorov (Russian), will give a presentation on April 7 about their experiences teaching in the United States this year. This is a great opportunity for WKU students to learn more about the opportunity to spend a year in another […]
WKU’s Division of Extended Learning & Outreach (DELO) has named Dewayne Neeley as program manager of Dual Credit. Neeley joined DELO in November 2005 as Dual Credit program specialist. Since then, WKU Dual Credit has seen an increase in enrollment from 604 to over 2,300 annually. According to Neeley, the main increase in enrollments is […]
The WKU LEAD Coalition is sponsoring an Intergenerational Leadership Communication Conference on April 10 at the Knicely Conference Center. The guest speaker is Dr. Carley Dodd, former dean of the Graduate School, acting dean of Nursing, and professor of Communication at Abilene Christian University. He is author or co-author of 12 books (including The Gospel […]
With two top-three finishers in the final photojournalism contest of the 2014-15 Hearst Journalism Awards Program, WKU has won the Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition for the 22nd time in the past 26 years. Austin Anthony, a 2014 graduate from Herndon, Virginia, placed second in the Photo Picture Story/Series Competition and received a $2,000 award. Brittany […]
Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.
A faculty member and a student in WKU’s Communication Sciences and Disorders Department were honored at a state convention recently. Instructor Janice Smith and graduate assistant Elizabeth Ebelhar were recognized at the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in February. Smith received the Johanna B. Hancock Award for demonstrated outstanding dedication and service to the KSHA as […]
The WKU Forensics Team won the 2015 Kentucky state forensics tournament on Saturday, keeping alive a quarter-century streak that began in 1991. This year’s tournament, hosted by the University of Kentucky on the campus of nearby Transylvania University, featured teams from all across the Commonwealth participating in speech and debate events. WKU was triple-crowned the […]
Pranav Kanmadikar, a sixth-grader from Meyzeek Middle School in Louisville, won the 2015 Kentucky state championship in the annual National Geographic Bee on March 27 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center. Kanmadikar competed in the final round with nine other competitors from across the state. Kanmadikar received $100 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to […]
The Metro Louisville Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration has recognized Rodney Kirtley, Executive Director for the Barren River Area Development District, as the chapter’s Distinguished Public Service Practitioner. Each year an outstanding public servant whose remarkable work is making life better for all Americans is recognized by local ASPA chapters across the […]
Dr. Julia Link Roberts was recognized for her contributions to the field of gifted education with an award given by her alma mater, the University of Missouri, March 13 in Columbia, Mo. The Honorary Alumni award given annually by the MU College of Education was presented to Dr. Roberts for her work as director of […]