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WKU, ESLi celebrate partnership, sign new five-year agreement

WKU and English as a Second Language International celebrated 15 years of partnership with the signing of a new five-year agreement on Tuesday (July 21). ESLi provides English language training to international students at WKU and maintains a corporate office on campus. ESLi President and Owner Gary Bartholomew said the impact of ESLi’s partnerships is […]

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WKU Board of Regents approves $396.5 million budget for 2015-16

Plan includes expanded scholarship capacity, health insurance support WKU’s Board of Regents today (June 26) approved a $396.5 million budget for Fiscal Year 2015-16 that includes a $2 million state appropriation for the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, which will allow the Academy to grow to 200 students by Fall 2017. The […]

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WKU offering tuition discount for Kentucky’s P-12 teachers

In a move aimed at facilitating the deployment of highly-credentialed teachers into Kentucky’s P-12 school systems, WKU will offer Kentucky educators a reduced tuition rate for courses that lead to advanced certification or rank change associated with their employment in P-12 educational settings. “Children and youth are our future and key to the economic well-being […]

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Information sessions for adult learners set for BG, Glasgow

Adult learners who want to finish their college degrees can discover how WKU will help them finish and achieve their educational and career goals at free information sessions in Bowling Green and Glasgow. Adult Learner Services at WKU will conduct the sessions at 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. June 25 at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling […]

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Presidents of WKU, BCTC sign joint admissions agreement

Presidents Dr. Augusta Julian of Bluegrass Community and Technical College and Dr. Gary Ransdell of WKU signed a joint admissions agreement Tuesday (May 5) that will pave the way for BCTC students to have an easier path to a bachelor’s degree at WKU. Students can be admitted to both BCTC and WKU at the same […]

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WKU, BCTC to establish joint admissions program

WKU President Gary Ransdell and Dr. Augusta A. Julian, president of Bluegrass Community and Technical College, will sign a joint admissions agreement Tuesday (May 5) in Lexington that will make it easier for students to take classes at both institutions, with access to all student services and student organizations. The signing ceremony will begin at […]

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Neeley named program manager for WKU Dual Credit

WKU’s Division of Extended Learning & Outreach (DELO) has named Dewayne Neeley as program manager of Dual Credit. Neeley joined DELO in November 2005 as Dual Credit program specialist. Since then, WKU Dual Credit has seen an increase in enrollment from 604 to over 2,300 annually. According to Neeley, the main increase in enrollments is […]

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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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