Archive | September, 2012

WKU offering 100% online graduate certificate in Nonprofit Administration

WKU’s Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport (KRS) now offers a 100 percent online graduate certificate in Nonprofit Administration. This 12-credit-hour graduate certificate is designed to increase student knowledge and preparedness for careers in, and service to, the nonprofit sector. Guided by national curricular guidelines, the focused program addresses current issues and skills relevant to […]

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2012 Campus Security and Fire Report

The 2012 Annual Campus Security and Fire Report is available on the WKU Police website. In addition to crime and fire statistics for 2011, the report details policies about the police department, how to report fires and crimes to the police, and provides information from the Department of Environment, Health and Safety on campus fires […]

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View from the Hill – Hilltopper of the Century

Have you seen the Hilltopper of the Century video highlighting the accomplishments of the latest Capital Campaign?  In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham shows us how this snazzy video came together.

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SGA announces Study Away scholarships for Winter Term 2013

WKU students taking a Study Away course this winter are encouraged to apply for a $100 scholarship offered through the Student Government Association (SGA). The scholarships will be awarded to eight WKU students planning to take a winter 2013 Study Away course. Brittany Crowley, SGA director of academic and student affairs, said that the Study […]

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Downing to leave College Heights Foundation for Franklin Bank & Trust

Alex Downing, President and Treasurer of the College Heights Foundation at WKU, has accepted a new position with Franklin Bank & Trust Co. Downing will become Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective Jan. 2, 2013. He will leave the College Heights Foundation Dec. 31. “I will forever be grateful to the Board of […]

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WKU Army ROTC cadet ranks among top 10 in nation on Order of Merit List

Army ROTC cadets from around the country hold their collective breath each fall as they await news of the release of the national Order of Merit List (OML).  WKU Army ROTC cadet Rachelle G. Boucher learned this month that she had captured the number eight spot in the prestigious top 10, out of almost 5,600 […]

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Book tour for ‘The Hiding Place’ begins with Oct. 2 event at Warren library

Following last year’s Cemetery Girl, WKU English professor David Bell’s fourth novel will be released with New American Library, an imprint of Penguin USA, on Tuesday (Oct. 2). Bell will launch his book tour in support of The Hiding Place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green. The event […]

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WKU research team investigates climate change impact on Maya civilization

Dr. Jason Polk, a faculty member in WKU’s Hoffman Environmental Research Institute, led a research expedition to Belize in August as part of an ongoing project investigating the socio-environmental dynamics of drought and climate change on the collapse of the ancient Maya civilization many centuries ago. Dr. Polk and several graduate students have been working […]

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