Archive | February 18, 2009

WKU graduate receives prestigious award from Department of Defense

WKU graduate Edric V. Thompson received the 2008 Thomas Jefferson Award for excellence in print and broadcast journalism among military and civilian employees across the Department of Defense. Thompson, who works in the U.S. Army Communications-Electronic Research, Development and Engineering Center, was recognized in the category of Feature Article Contributed by a Contractor or a […]

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Imagewest students win Markie Awards

WKU’s Imagewest students won several awards at the eighth annual Professional Marketing Association (PMA) Markie Awards. Bowling Green advertising and marketing businesses competed in the recent Markie Awards at the Holiday Inn Plaza Hotel. The Markie Awards were created by the PMA to recognize work produced by marketers in the Bowling Green area. This year’s […]

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WKU alum named Vice President for University Advancement at Gannon

WKU alum Jack H. Sims has been named Vice President for University Advancement at Gannon University in Erie, Pa. Sims has more than 14 years’ experience in fundraising in higher education, as well as several years’ experience in fundraising for other types of non-profit organizations. Most recently, he spent nearly five years at Virginia Wesleyan […]

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Galapagos Islands topic of presentation

This month the WKU Libraries’ Far Away Places Series features WKU biology professor Doug McElroy, who will discuss the Galapagos Islands. In June 2007 McElroy led a combined student/alumni study abroad group to the Galapagos for a course titled “Biology in a Social Context: Galapagos and Ecuador.” In addition to examining biodiversity “hotspots” they discussed […]

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