Archive | September 13, 2011

SOKY Reads! continues with programs on author of ‘Little Women’

SOKY Reads! continues with several programs focusing on the era, life, and works of author Louisa May Alcott, known for her classic novel Little Women. On Sept. 20, Louisa May Alcott: through Her Eyes will be presented at 6 p.m. at the Kentucky Museum by Dr. Dorothea Browder, Assistant Professor of History at WKU. Browder […]

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Perdue supports WKU-Owensboro Food Processing and Technology program

A $50,000 gift from Perdue, through the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, will support the Food Processing and Technology program at WKU’s Owensboro Campus. According to WKU President Gary A. Ransdell, this gift will allow WKU-Owensboro to purchase two important pieces of equipment to supplement the laboratory for the Food Processing and Technology program, part of […]

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Student Engagement Fair Sept. 15

“We want to introduce students to the notion that giving of your time and resources can and should be a lifelong commitment that can start with a volunteer experience but hopefully grows into a socially responsible mindset,” said Leah Ashwill, director at the ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships. On Thursday (Sept. 15), WKU students will […]

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Invisible Children ‘roadies’ to visit WKU

Representatives of Invisible Children, known as “roadies,” will be touring through the United States to spread awareness about the civil war taking place in East Africa and to explain Invisible Children’s cause. The roadies will be at WKU at 7 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 15) in Gary A. Ransdell Hall auditorium. The roadies will give a […]

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WKU awarded Military Friendly School designation by G.I. Jobs magazine

G.I. Jobs, the magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded WKU the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students. In its effort […]

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CGA Golf Expo Sept. 22; national qualifying tournaments Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Collegiate Golf Alliance and The PGA of America have partnered to further promote golf on college campuses. With the PGA’s Play Golf America University Program and CGA’s National Collegiate Golf Championship, golfers of all levels can get in the game at the CGA Golf Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 on the […]

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