Archive | August 23, 2010

Fridays officially WKU Spirit Day

In an effort to enhance the Spirit on the Hill, President Gary Ransdell has agreed to designate every Friday as WKU Red and White Spirit Day. Although everyone is encouraged to proudly wear red and white on a regular basis, each Friday will “officially” be the day formally recognized as the best day to show […]

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WKU visitors now have wireless access

Visitors to WKU now have wireless access to the Internet. WKU-GUEST became available Thursday at the Bowling Green, Glasgow, Owensboro and Radcliff campuses and will soon be available in Elizabethtown. “The introduction of the WKU-GUEST network represents WKU’s commitment to provide a welcoming technology environment for our visitors,” said Bob Owen, Vice President for Information […]

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WKU, Franklin-Simpson chamber celebrate long-standing partnership

WKU and the Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce celebrated their long-standing partnership at the Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce Eye Opener on Aug. 17. The event, co-sponsored by the WKU Center for Training and Development and WKU Continuing Education, was held at the Gallery on the Square in Franklin. Chamber Executive Director Steve Thurmond said the partnership […]

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WKU continues push toward bold vision, Dr. Ransdell says at convocation

*Text of President Ransdell’s 2010 Convocation Speech (Updated) *2010 Convocation Slideshow *Convocation reports: WKU Strategic Guide 2010-12; WKU Organizational Chart; WKU Legislative Factbook ’10; Honors College * View the video from the convocation here. At WKU’s opening convocation Monday (Aug. 23), President Gary Ransdell encouraged faculty and staff to continue their efforts to improve student […]

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Spirit, diversity awards presented

WKU President Gary Ransdell presented the annual Spirit of WKU and diversity awards Monday morning (Aug. 23) at the opening convocation. Walker Rutledge, professor of English, received the ninth Spirit of WKU Award, which recognizes an individual who represents enthusiasm for WKU, loyalty to the institution and principles of the WKU experience and its motto […]

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