Archive | March, 2010

Visit by former U.S. poet laureate will conclude Cultural Enhancement Series

The 2009-10 Cultural Enhancement Series at WKU concludes April 13 with a presentation by former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. at Van Meter Hall. Admission is free and open to WKU students, faculty, staff and community members. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. A book signing will follow. […]

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April 30 deadline for applications for Todd Gibbs Memorial Scholarship

WKU is accepting applications for the Todd Gibbs Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship can be awarded to a graduating high school senior, nontraditional student or a current WKU student. Strong consideration is given to students from Allen County majoring in communications or government, but the scholarship isn’t limited to applicants from that county or majors. The […]

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IU Violin Virtuosi to perform April 10

The Indiana University Violin Virtuosi will present a recital at 5 p.m. April 10 at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The Indiana University String Academy Virtuosi is a unique collection of violinists, violists, and cellists between the ages of 14 and 18 who perform as soloists and as an ensemble. They live […]

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Swoboda earns national award for his service in continuing education field

The University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) has awarded the Walton S. Bittner Service Citation for Outstanding Service to Dr. Donald W. Swoboda, dean of the Division of Extended Learning & Outreach at WKU. The Bittner Service Citation is a national award given to express appreciation to an association member for outstanding service to continuing education […]

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WKU students advance to national finals in journalism competition

Three WKU students, the College Heights Herald’s sports staff and a Herald staff photo illustration will advance to the national finals after winning regional awards at the regional Society of Professional Journalists convention in Chicago last weekend. Participating in the national Mark of Excellence competition will be the Herald sports staff in the break news […]

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Prophecy belief topic of April 14 lecture

WKU’s Department of History will welcome Dr. Paul Boyer, Merle Curti Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as the 2010 Harrison Distinguished Lecturer on April 14. Dr. Boyer will present 666 And All That: Bible Prophecy Belief in American History and Culture at 7 p.m. at Van Meter Auditorium. His lecture is […]

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Pope, Pride to present recital April 18

WKU Department of Music’s Center Stage Series will present Wayne Pope, baritone, and Julie Pride, piano, as they team up for Fantasies, Frogs and Fairytales, their sixth concert in a series of themed recitals. The hourlong free concert will begin at 3 p.m. April 18 at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Recital Hall. The program […]

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Music professor to present workshop at International VSA Festival in June

Dr. Robyn Swanson, professor of music at WKU, has been invited to present a workshop titled Inclusive Early Childhood Creative Arts Curriculum at the International VSA Festival on June 6-12 in Washington, D.C. The International VSA Festival is held every five years at venues around the world and only a few workshop proposals are selected […]

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