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WKU to implement Quality Enhancement Plan

Beginning this fall, WKU will place a greater emphasis on teaching students to find, analyze and communicate information to better prepare them for the workplace. WKU is sending graduates into an increasingly demanding work environment in which employers expect them to know how to think through and solve problems, work successfully and creatively in teams, […]

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WKU to participate in Transfer Madness online fair March 26

College students who are interested in transferring college credits or associate degrees to WKU can connect with student services to get questions answered during the upcoming online Transfer Madness fair. Transfer Madness online college fair, for anyone interested in transferring to WKU, will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. CDT Thursday (March 26) […]

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WKU honored with fifth Tree Campus USA® designation

WKU was honored with 2014 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. “WKU is honored to again be recognized as a Tree Campus USA®,” Josh Twardowski, Manager of Operations and Campus Services. “At WKU, we strive to continually and positively promote environmental stewardship and create […]

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Community College Transfer Scholarship deadline April 1

Community college students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance. The application deadline for the Community College Transfer Scholarship is April 1 for fall admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application. Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. Transfer students from Kentucky […]

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Honors College at WKU spotlighted in national guide

The Honors College at WKU is one of five Master’s Comprehensive public university honors colleges or programs in the United States profiled in the second edition of A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs. “According to the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC), there are over 1,000 honors programs and colleges in the United States,” […]

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26 selected for 2015-16 Cherry Presidential Scholarship

WKU has selected 26 students as recipients of the 2015-16 Cherry Presidential Scholarship, the school’s most prestigious academic award. The scholarship is valued at more than $16,800 annually and worth more than $67,000 during a four-year period. The students were among 68 applicants who visited WKU on Feb. 6 for activities that included an impromptu […]

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Focus on WKU postponed; event will be rescheduled

Here’s an important message from WKU Admissions: Due to the threat of severe winter weather in Bowling Green and many parts of Kentucky on Monday (Feb. 16), the Focus on WKU event has been postponed. Prospective students are encouraged to check their email and the WKU Admissions website over the next couple of days for information about […]

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Plans progressing for military services center at WKU Glasgow

After several meetings in Glasgow, university administrators and military officials are well on their way to bringing a military services center for college students to fruition on Glasgow’s regional campus of WKU. “We have a specific location on campus. We have people in place to staff it, and we have tremendous interest among our active […]

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View from the Hill – Harlaxton

Since 2007, WKU has partnered with the University of Evansville to send more than 600 students to Harlaxton College in Grantham England.  Amy Bingham finds out why Harlaxton is such a hit in this week’s View from the Hill.

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WKU Week in Photos: Jan. 19-24, 2015

Here is the first 2015 installment of WKU Week in Photos for Jan. 19-24 (including some photos from activities and events earlier in the month) by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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WKU’s campus awarded Level I Arboretum Accreditation

One of the most visible changes at WKU over the past 18 years has been the physical transformation of its 250-acre Bowling Green campus. The intentional enhancement of the urban forest and the strict tree maintenance regimen has propelled WKU into being recognized as a nationally accredited arboretum. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The […]

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WKU Public Affairs claims 17 awards in statewide competition

WKU’s Division of Public Affairs claimed 17 awards in a variety of categories during the annual competition sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education in Kentucky. The awards were presented Dec. 12 during the CASE Kentucky annual meeting in Louisville. WKU won the grand award for Best Practices in Communications & […]

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