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Today@WKU: January 3, 2018

Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for January 3, 2018.

WKU News

  • The Center for Gifted Studies will host the Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar on Jan. 24.

    The Center for Gifted Studies’ Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar Jan. 24: The Center for Gifted Studies’ annual Twice-Exceptional Students Seminar will host Lois Baldwin, a national expert on gifted young people with one or more disabilities, on Jan. 24. Baldwin will present a workshop about understanding, recognizing and working with twice-exceptional learners.

  • View from the Hill – Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement: Toward the end of 2017 WKU announced some important gifts along with a name change in the development department. Amy Bingham has details in this View from the Hill.
  • View from the Hill – Matt Rzepka Scholarship Fund: A Bowling Green man’s legacy lives on at an elementary school he adored. Eight students at Cumberland Trace elementary received the Matt Rzepka Scholarship last month. Amy Bingham finds out why this is the perfect way to carry on Matt’s memory in this View from the Hill.
  • Winter Term Intersession Parking and Transit Changes: Here’s a reminder from WKU Parking & Transportation about intersession services in effect through Jan. 19.
  • WKU Public Radio Weekday Newscast Schedule: Tune into WKU Public Radio for national and international news from NPR, and local newscasts every half hour during Morning Edition (4-9 a.m. Central), and All Things Considered (3-6 p.m. Central), as well as local news features and interviews produced by the WKU news staff. WKU’s Public Radio can be heard on WKYU-FM (88.9) in Bowling Green/Glasgow; WDCL-FM (89.7) in Somerset/Campbellsville; WKPB-FM (88.9) in Henderson/Owensboro; WKUE-FM (90.9) in Elizabethtown/Bardstown; and online at http://www.wkyufm.org/

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WKU in the News

  • Local WKU student wins scholarship: The Bobby Driver Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. announces that Trista A. Childress is the recipient of the third WKU $1,000 scholarship for 2017.
  • Kentucky college students help build Habitat house in Accomack County: A group of college students from WKU traveled 14 hours from Bowling Green and gave up a week of their winter break to help build a Habitat for Humanity house in Accomack County, Virginia.
  • Living and training in Florida, Mike White now preparing for NFL future: Mike White didn’t wait long to rev up the excitement in his post-college life. Just two weeks after playing his last down for the Hilltoppers, the former WKU star asked his long-time girlfriend to be his wife. White begins the year 2018 as an engaged man and a NFL draft prospect starting the professional football phase of his life. The next four months will include a trip to the Senior Bowl, the NFL Combine and WKU’s pro day back in Bowling Green.

More: Check out WKU in the News page.

WKU Alumni

More: Visit the WKU Alumni website

What’s Happening At-WKU

Ongoing/continuing events

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Saturday, Jan. 6

For upcoming events: Visit the What’s Happening at WKU page, Events@WKU page or WKU’s online events calendar

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