Archive | 2009

Kentucky Mesonet planning to add 20 more stations by end of August 2010

With 45 sites now operational, the Kentucky Mesonet is planning to have 20 more sites added to the statewide network by the end of August of 2010. “We’ve met our goal of 25 new sites added this year,” said Dr. Stuart Foster, director of the Mesonet and the Kentucky Climate Center at Western Kentucky University. […]

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Photos: Fall 2009 Commencement

WKU conducted its 166th Commencement on Dec. 19. Rep. Jody Richards received an honorary doctorate. Rachealle Sanford was honored as the Ogden Foundation Scholar. Here are some photos by WKU’s Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon; additional photos are part of an album on the WKU News Facebook page.

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WKU confers degrees, presents honorary doctorate to Jody Richards

In its largest December graduation, WKU conferred degrees to nearly 1,200 students on Saturday (Dec. 19) and presented an honorary doctorate to state Rep. Jody Richards. During the school’s 166th Commencement, WKU conferred degrees to 1,191 students (72 associate’s, 908 baccalaureate, 211 master’s) along with five recipients of a doctoral degree in educational administration offered […]

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Photos: Jody Richards visits students

In conjunction with the Dec. 19 presentation of an honorary doctorate to Rep. Jody Richards, WKU’s Academic Affairs hosted a brunch/conversation with Richards and about 40 students on Dec. 18 at the Mass Media and Technology Hall gallery. The theme was Jody Richards and WKU: Working for Stewardship, Student Engagement and Public Service. The students […]

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View from the Hill: Ogden Scholar

Rachealle Sanford, a history/anthropology major and Honors College student, will be honored with the Ogden Foundation Scholar Award at WKU’s 166th Commencement on Dec. 19. She is the daughter of John and Sherry Sanford of Russellville. The award, WKU’s top academic honor, is presented to one graduating baccalaureate degree senior who has demonstrated exceptional academic […]

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