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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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WKU honors 30 students from 9 northern Kentucky schools

WKU honored 30 students from nine high schools in the northern Kentucky area for their academic achievements. In eight luncheons held around the state this fall, WKU recognized about 500 outstanding high school seniors. The following students were honored Nov. 18 at Receptions in Erlanger: Beechwood High School: Kendall Miller, Margaret Spencer, Meredith Sweasy. Bishop […]

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WKU honors 11 students from Lexington area schools

WKU honored 11 students from Lexington area high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group of students has an average ACT composite score of 30.6 and grade-point average of 3.95. The following students were honored at a luncheon Nov. 11 at Keeneland: Bourbon County High School: Tyler Boyle. Henry Clay High School: Maranda Gaines. […]

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WKU named to Military Friendly® Schools list for 6th straight year

For the sixth consecutive year, WKU has been named to the Military Friendly® Schools list by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. The 2015 list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military students […]

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WKU honors 55 students from 11 Louisville area high schools

WKU honored 55 students from 11 Louisville area high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group of students has an average ACT composite score of 29.58 and grade-point average of 3.88. The following students were honored at a luncheon Nov. 3 at The Frazier History Museum: Ballard High School: Anne Crowner, Lillie Dickman Butler […]

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