Archive | November, 2012

Noncredit EMS course begins Jan. 22

WKU Career & Workforce Development will offer a noncredit Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training beginning in January. EMT Basic will be offered through a partnership with the Kentucky Emergency Medical Services Academy (KEMSA). KEMSA supports and provides high quality standardized education, training and continuing education opportunities for EMS personnel throughout Kentucky and the surrounding area. […]

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Ribbon cutting, grand opening Dec. 4 for WKU Student Business Accelerator

WKU’s Research Foundation will celebrate the grand opening of a 1,200-square-foot space in the Center for Research and Development for the Student Business Accelerator. The grand opening will take place at 3 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 4) at the Center for Research and Development on the corner of Nashville Road and Campbell Lane. The WKU Student […]

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Children’s Chorus auditions Dec. 11

SOKY Children’s Chorus, an ensemble music education program for grades 4-7, is gearing up for the spring 2013 season. The mission of the Chorus is to provide age-appropriate music education through rehearsals and performances of quality music literature. The program is designed to supplement existing school and church programs in the area by expanding students’ […]

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View from the Hill – WKU Symphony/China Trip Preview

Attention WKU Alumni and friends. If you have a passion for world travel and a love for great music, the WKU Symphony would like to invite you to a Concert Tour of China next spring. Even children and grandchildren are welcome. You must register by the end of the year. For details, log onto […]

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Foster named Dean of Libraries

Constance “Connie” Foster will take the interim off of her title at WKU starting Dec. 1. After a comprehensive national search, Foster has been selected as Dean of the University Libraries at WKU. She has been the Interim Dean since March 2011. “As Interim Dean, Professor Foster has amply demonstrated her ability to lead the […]

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8 more complete WKU doctoral degree in educational leadership

Eight more recipients of WKU’s doctoral degree in educational leadership will be recognized during Fall 2012 Commencement on Dec. 15. The doctoral recipients and other graduates of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences will be recognized during the 9:30 a.m. ceremony at Diddle Arena. (More: Check out a preview of Commencement activities.) Fall 2012 […]

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WKU to confer degrees to more than 1,300 at Commencement on Dec. 15

WKU will confer degrees to more than 1,300 graduates in two ceremonies during its Fall 2012 Commencement on Dec. 15 at Diddle Arena. In morning and afternoon ceremonies of its 172nd Commencement, WKU will confer 78 associates degrees, 928 baccalaureate degrees, 18 undergraduate certificates, 316 master’s degrees and nine doctor of education degrees. The 9:30 […]

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Marketing journal to publish WKU professor’s article on NFL fan loyalty

Craig Martin, Professor of Marketing and Sales in WKU’s Gordon Ford College of Business, authored an article recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness. The article, “Investigating National Football League (NFL) Fan Loyalty,” looks at how team loyalty and social motivation influences buying habits. More than 300 NFL fans were […]

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Imagewest wins 8 Markie Awards

Imagewest has proven itself once again in the Bowling Green marketing industry by winning eight awards at the 2012 Professional Marketing Association (PMA) Markie Awards. Imagewest is a one-of-a-kind student-run, advertising and public relations agency at WKU. Each semester, a new team of students intern at the agency to work on projects for clients. Imagewest […]

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More than 300 students participate in ‘HOSA on the Hill’ competition

The South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center and WKU’s College of Health and Human Services hosted “HOSA on the Hill” on Nov. 16 at WKU. The event brought more than 300 high school HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) students from 13 regional high schools and area technology centers (ATC) to the practice competition, […]

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Department of Geography and Geology continues to extend international reach

Faculty and students in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology have a long tradition of global research engagement, with their international reach embracing all six inhabited continents. From study abroad experiences to conferences and research projects, the department continues to extend WKU’s global ambitions to myriad corners of the world. In 2012 alone, students and […]

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WKU not banning hip hop; tweets part of students’ class project

WKU is not banning hip hop on campus. Tweets are part of a final project by students in a AFAM 490 Hip Hop and Democracy course. According to Lloren Foster, assistant professor of African American Studies, the ban is not real, but students wish to create the illusion it is real to get a response […]

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