Archive | 2012

‘Starry Tales for a Winter Night’ opens Dec. 27 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium

Starry Tales for a Winter Night, a highly interactive experience designed to help you find your way around winter’s night skies, opens Dec. 27 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 10. Admission is free and the 45-minute program is suitable for all ages. […]

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First 3 students earn bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership program

WKU alumni Linton Hughey of Bowling Green, Jerrod Davis of Leitchfield and Tim Sheldon of Owensboro became the first three graduates to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership. The Organizational Leadership degree was created for members in the community who had already earned an associate degree and wanted to complete a bachelor’s […]

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2 more WKU students earn national floodplain management certification

Two more WKU students have earned national certification in floodplain management. Rory Watson, a senior Interdisciplinary Studies major from Leitchfield, and Doug Woodson, a junior Civil Engineering major from Franklin, recently passed the Certified Floodplain Manager examination. In the past five years, 42 WKU floodplain management students have passed the CFM exam. The exam has […]

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WKU confers degrees to more than 1,300 at 172nd Commencement

Amy Winkler has had a final semester to remember at WKU. On Oct. 20, she was crowned WKU’s 2012 Homecoming Queen. On Saturday, she received the Ogden Foundation Award, WKU’s top graduation honor, at WKU’s 172nd Commencement. The award is presented to one graduating baccalaureate degree senior who has demonstrated exceptional academic achievement and outstanding […]

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Update: WKU student in critical condition after fall from dorm

At approximately 1 a.m. Saturday, a male student at WKU jumped from the sixth floor of Pearce-Ford Tower (PFT). He was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he is in critical condition. The family has been notified. WKU Police are investigating. No evidence of alcohol or drugs was found in the initial police search […]

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Honors College, WBKO recognize Scholar of the Week recipients

The Honors College at WKU and WBKO-TV hosted a reception on Dec. 11 to honor the fall 2012 semester’s Scholar of the Week recipients. The Scholar of the Week program recognizes young scholars in south-central Kentucky and the WBKO viewing area for their academic and extracurricular activities. The WKU Honors College has been partnering with […]

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Meszaros earns CASP designation

NACAS, the largest auxiliary services support organization serving higher education, announced that Gary Meszaros, Assistant Vice President of Auxiliary Services at WKU, has earned the CASP designation. “We are extremely pleased to congratulate Gary,” said Ron Campbell, CEO of NACAS. “Earning the CASP designation requires recipients to meet an advanced standard of expertise and experience […]

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SGA hosts Dine with Decision Makers

WKU’s Student Government Association invited federal, state and local leaders to Bowling Green to meet with students at the annual Dine with Decision Makers on Dec. 5. The keynote speaker was WKU student Sarah Brazier. The Student Government Association created the event in 2009 to foster discussion between college students and elected officials. The 2012 […]

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