Archive | May 16, 2012

WKU offers state’s first elementary mathematics specialist endorsement

WKU now offers an elementary mathematics specialist endorsement, the first program of its kind in the state. Through a partnership between WKU School of Teacher Education and WKU Online Learning, the Elementary Math Specialist (EMS) Endorsement provides teachers, teacher leaders and math coaches with instruction in math pedagogy, problem solving and assessment with a concentration […]

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WKU launches custom Facebook app for incoming students

The WKU Office of Creative Web Services in conjunction with the Division of Enrollment Management is launching a custom Facebook application for incoming students. The “WKU on Facebook” app will be made available by invitation only, beginning on May 16, to students admitted into the Fall 2012 semester. The release of the app comes on […]

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‘Red, White, and WKU’ selected as theme for Homecoming 2012

“Red, White, and WKU” has been selected as the theme for Homecoming 2012 activities Oct. 15-21. The Hilltoppers will face Louisiana-Monroe in the Homecoming football game at 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. “Homecoming is a special time on the WKU campus when students, faculty, staff and alumni together show great pride […]

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Buck$ for Bright Ideas awards give 13 winners a chance to pursue dreams

The 13 winners in the 2012 Buck$ for Bright Ideas program are one step closer to making their business dreams a reality. “We will be meeting with each winner to determine their needs and we will tailor the award to meet those needs,” said Doug Rohrer, Associate Vice President for Research and Development at WKU […]

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WKU faculty member leading Habitat service trip to Trinidad and Tobago

Bryan Reaka, a faculty member in WKU’s Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences, will be leading a Habitat for Humanity International Global Village short-term service trip to Trinidad and Tobago on May 19-27. The team will consist primarily of members of the WKU Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, alumni and others who are willing […]

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Follow the WKU China Experience 2012

The Confucius Institute at WKU is leading 29 Zhongguo Adventurers on a two-week trip to Beijing, China, at North China Electric Power University (NCEPU).  The WKU faculty, staff, students and community members will be in China from May 16 to May 30. WKU’s China Experience 2012 begins Thursday with a “Welcome Reception” by the NCEPU […]

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