Archive | October 18, 2010

Photos: Project GEMS students visit WKU campus on ‘green’ tour

About 30 third-grade students from Cumberland Trace Elementary and Lost River Elementary toured green initiatives under way on the WKU campus. During the Oct. 18 tour, the students, who are part of the Project GEMS (Gifted Education in Math and Science) program in Warren County schools, learned about several green/sustainability efforts at WKU as well […]

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Street closings for 10K Classic

The Medical Center 10K Classic is scheduled for Saturday (Oct. 23). The event will begin and end on the WKU campus. The 5K run/walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the 1.5 mile fun walk at 7:50 a.m. The 10K wheelchair race will begin at 8:25 a.m. with the Medical Center 10K Classic at […]

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WKU Board of Regents to meet Oct. 22

The WKU Board of Regents will meet Friday (Oct. 22) in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. The Finance and Budget Committee will meet at 8 a.m., followed by the Academic Affairs Committee at 9 a.m. The full Board will conduct its regular quarterly meeting at 12:30 p.m. (All times Central.) Agenda […]

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WKU student receives Rotary scholarship to study in Scotland

WKU student Aric Johnson of Bowling Green has received a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to live and study for a year in Edinburgh, Scotland. He will be the second consecutive WKU student to travel to the UK on this scholarship: last year’s winner, Rachel Reetzke, is currently studying at the University of Cambridge in England. Reetzke […]

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Photo: 2010 Family of the Year

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Forensic team competes at Ball State

WKU sent 16 forensic team members to Muncie, Ind., to attend a tournament hosted by Ball State University the weekend of Oct. 16-17. The small squad placed third overall in sweepstakes, ahead of Northwestern University in fourth and Bowling Green State University in fifth. Next weekend, the Hilltoppers will travel to two separate tournaments. A […]

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Dennis honored by floral trade group

Roger Dennis, director of WKU’s Florist and Floral Training Center, was honored recently by the national floral industry trade association. Dennis was inducted into the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) Professional Floral Communicators – International (PFCI), the floral industry’s speakers bureau, and into the American Academy of Floriculture (AAF) in recognition of service to the […]

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