Archive | March, 2012

Ad+PR’s zombie flash mob April 2

WKU’s Advertising and Public Relations students will dress as zombies on Monday (April 2) at 1:30 p.m. (CDT) to kick off spring registration. The flash mob will start at Guthrie Tower behind Mass Media and Technology Hall. Zombies will hand out flyers to help “lost” students, who feel like “zombies” in their current major, to […]

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Students, WKU Public Radio staff among finalists for state awards

Six WKU students and three WKU Public Radio staff members have been named finalists for 2012 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters awards. The awards, honoring the best of broadcast journalism in the state, will be presented April 14 at the Galt House in Louisville. Student broadcasting finalists include the following: Best College TV Hard News Feature: […]

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Dodds elected SGA president

Cory Dodds, a junior from Smithland, has been elected Student Government Association president at WKU. In the general election held March 28-29, 1,333 students voted for president, executive vice president, administrative vice president and student senators. In the presidential contest, Dodds won with 539 votes (44 percent) followed by Corey Johnson with 426 votes (35 […]

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Arbor Day Foundation names WKU Tree Campus USA for 2nd year in row

For the second consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation has named WKU a Tree Campus USA in honor of its commitment to effective community forestry management. WKU achieved the 2011 designation by meeting the required five core standards for sustainable campus forestry: a tree advisory committee, a campus tree-care plan, dedicated annual expenditures for its […]

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View from the Hill – Presidential Scholarship Process

This week, WKU is picking the best and brightest high school seniors from around the country to receive the prestigious Presidential Scholarship.  In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham finds out what it takes to achieve such a high honor.

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The WKU Store’s Nashville Road location will open on April 2

Amid updates and renovations to the WKU campus, The WKU Store will be opening its first in-town location on Monday (April 2). The new store will be located at 2315 Nashville Road in Bowling Green. It will be a convenient stop for any WKU fan, offering the same great selection of official WKU apparel, merchandise […]

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Shamrock Shootout March 31-April 1

The WKU chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority will host this weekend’s 10th annual Shamrock Shootout benefiting the Family Enrichment Center of Bowling Green and the national organization of Prevent Child Abuse America. The event will be held Saturday and Sunday (March 31-April 1) at the Preston Health and Activities Center on WKU’s campus. “To date […]

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Faculty Awards Reception April 16

The 2012 Faculty Awards Reception will be held at 3 p.m. April 16 at the Faculty House. WKU annually recognizes outstanding contributions by faculty members in the areas of Teaching, Research/Creativity, Public Service, and Student Advisement.  The following faculty members have been selected by each of the colleges for awards this year.  They are also […]

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Department of Theatre & Dance to present 4 productions in April and May

The WKU Department of Theatre and Dance produces a wide variety of performances every year. From children’s theatre to musicals for the whole family to edgy experimental works, productions are as diverse as the students performing them. April and May will be no different as the department brings four shows to the stage at WKU. […]

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Fine arts and craft fair April 12

The WKU Art Guild and the League of Sculptors will co-sponsor a fine arts and craft fair April 12 at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Amphitheatre to raise money for the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance Sculpture Conference and local artists. The event is open to the campus and community. Fine arts and crafts, made by […]

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Garmon honored at 21st Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Dr. Cecile Garmon, Professor of Communication and Director of the Leadership Studies Program at WKU, was honored March 23 at the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission’s 21st Annual Women of Achievement Awards. Dr. Garmon received the award in the Education College Division in the ceremony at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center. The Women of Achievement Awards […]

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Fly Casting Workshop April 14

WKU Continuing Education will offer a Fly Casting Workshop on April 14 for anyone interested in learning about the essential fly fishing equipment and casts. The one-day workshop will teach participants how to properly identify and assemble fly fishing equipment and demonstrate primary fly casting techniques. Dr. Raymond Poff, an associate professor in the WKU […]

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