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Hunter Hayes to present 2015 Homecoming concert at WKU

Hunter Hayes is bringing his 21 Tour to WKU’s Diddle Arena on Nov. 5 as part of 2015 Homecoming activities. The concert, featuring special guest Kelsea Ballerini, will begin at 7:30 p.m.; doors will open at 7 p.m. The concert is sponsored by WKU’s Campus Activities Board. Tickets are on sale at the WKU Ticket Office […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus

In case you missed it, here are links to some recent news items/social media posts from WKU colleges, departments and programs. (More: To keep up with “News Around Campus” check out the headlines listed on the right side of the WKU News page or subscribe to the “News Around Campus” RSS feed) WKU Good morning […]

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Scholarship honors memory of one of Allen County’s founders

Dr. Delroy Hire’s roots run deep through Allen County, Kentucky, as one of his ancestors, Samuel W. Garrison, was one of the area’s first settlers. To celebrate that heritage, Dr. Hire has funded the Patriot Samuel W. Garrison Memorial Scholarship for Allen County students, housed in the College Heights Foundation at WKU. Dr. Hire was […]

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WKU reports $18.3 million in private gifts during 2014-2015

Yearly total second-highest in WKU history; record $9.6 million raised for scholarships; combined endowment at $143.7 million WKU announced Friday (Aug. 21) that it raised $18.3 million in private gifts during fiscal year 2014-15 — the second-highest total in the University’s history. Kathryn Costello, Special Advisor to the President, said this was an outstanding year […]

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Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU open house Aug. 30

Event will include official reading of governor’s proclamation declaring Sept. 13-19 as ‘Lifelong Learning Week’ in Kentucky The Society for Lifelong Learning (SLL) at WKU will kick off its fall term with an Open House and Annual Meeting from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Knicely Conference Center. An official reading of […]

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WKU collecting items for military service members

The Military Student Services office is collecting items for service members as part of WKU’s activities for the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. The office is collecting cookies, candy, travel-sized toiletry items (razors, shaving cream, toothpaste, etc.) and WKU-themed items (hand sanitizer, lip balm, mini footballs, stress balls, red towels, pens with […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Summer 2015 edition

A busy summer on the Hill is winding down as WKU gears up for the start of the fall 2015 semester. Here’s a look back at several Summer 2015 activities and events in a special edition of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.    

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Family establishes scholarship in memory of Marcia Renee Rose

The College Heights Foundation at WKU is pleased to announce the establishment of the Marcia Renee Rose Scholarship Fund. This endowed scholarship fund was established in memory of Marcia Rose by her brother, Barry Rose, and her parents, Kent and Elizabeth Rose. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving WKU student who is majoring in […]

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WKU’s revamped benefits plan receives national recognition

WKU’s revamped health benefits program has earned national recognition for Kari Aikins, assistant director of Human Resources. Aikins was named to Business Insurance’s 2015 Benefits Management Honor Roll. Business Insurance, the authoritative news and information source for executives concerned about risk and the impact on their business, profiled Aikins in its June 22 issue. “It […]

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WKU students, faculty, alumni attend 2015 GIS conference

WKU students, faculty and alumni were among more than 16,000 Geographic Information Systems professionals, educators and users from 130 countries who attended the world’s largest GIS conference July 20-24 in San Diego, California. The conference is hosted by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) for sharing and discussing the latest technologies and solutions in GIS. […]

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42 WKU students earn prestigious scholarships in 2014-15

WKU students continued to perform at a high level in the nation’s most prestigious scholarship competitions in 2014-15, according to a report presented Friday (July 24) to the Board of Regents. Of the more than 120 WKU students who applied, 42 earned recognition and earned more than $577,500 in funding, with a few students waiting […]

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Michelle Elkins named director of WKU’s Kelly Autism Program

Michelle Elkins, M.S., SLP-CCC, a 1994 graduate of WKU, has been named as director of the Kelly Autism Program (KAP) at the Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex at WKU. Elkins, a speech-language pathologist with more than 20 years of experience in the field, is currently a supervisor in the Communication Disorders Clinic in the Department […]

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