Archive | September 25, 2012

Book Fest receives commendation

On Monday (Sept. 24), Tara Griffith presented Lisa Rice, Director of Warren County Public Libraries, Connie Foster, Interim Dean of WKU Libraries, and Kristie Lowry, WKU Libraries Literary Outreach Coordinator, with a Certificate of Commendation for the Southern Kentucky Book Fest for an event that empowers school librarians as knowledgeable educators. This formal commendation from […]

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Jim and Darlene Johnson honored for support of WKU, Warren libraries

At the annual Kentucky Library Association Conference held at the Galt House in Louisville on Sept. 20, Jim and Darlene Johnson were awarded the prestigious William H. Natcher Award for their contributions to WKU Libraries and the Warren County Public Library. Each year the Kentucky Library Association gives the award to an individual, organization or […]

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Energy savings initiatives helped WKU reduce summer usage, utility costs

During a summer that saw more students taking more classes, more building space being occupied and the most 105-degree days since the 1930s, WKU used energy savings initiatives to reduce its electrical consumption and cut its utility bills. WKU’s electrical usage was 16.35 million kilowatt hours from June through August – 1.29 percent lower than […]

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