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Muhlenberg County educator inducted into Teacher Hall of Fame

Mary K. Armstrong, a longtime Muhlenberg County educator, was inducted Tuesday (March 3) into the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame. “The whole thing has been great. It’s too glamorous for me because I’m just a country girl. I didn’t expect all this,” Armstrong, 95, said after an induction ceremony at the […]

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#HeartsOnTheHill for Valentine’s

As part of Valentine’s Week at WKU, we’ve been asking Hilltoppers to share their love stories with #HeartsOnTheHill. Here are some we’ve compiled from your posts on Instagram and Twitter. Happy Valentine’s! Celebrate Valentine's Week with WKU! Meet your sweetheart on the hill? Share your love stories with #HeartsOnTheHill. pic.twitter.com/6E08LhSIxD — WKU (@wku) February 9, […]

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WKU assistant registrar honored for research on staff morale

Rheanna Plemons, Assistant Registrar at WKU, has been honored for her study on factors affecting staff morale. Dr. Plemons received the 2015 Margaret Ruthven Perry Distinguished SACRAO Journalism Award from the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. The award was for her study “Staff Perceptions of Work-Environment Factors Affecting Morale in Southeastern Registrar’s […]

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WKU Alumni Association elects 9 new board members for 2015-2016

The WKU Alumni Association recently elected nine new board members for 2015-2016. The following new members will serve for three-year terms, which will begin in July: Kita Rene Clement of Bowling Green is a 1987, 1996 and 2007 alumna and is a social worker with the Department of Public Advocacy. Alan Earnest Grice of Elizabethtown, […]

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Student, alumni choreography featured in ‘The Dance Project’

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance will present The Dance Project, its first show of 2015, on Feb. 13-15 in the Lab Theatre in Gordon Wilson Hall. The show, which will feature both student and alumni choreography, will be enhanced by the intimate setting as the audience is close to the dancers. The choreographers […]

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WKU Fall 2014 Graduates List

The WKU Fall 2014 Graduates List is available online. The list includes names and hometowns as listed by the students and the degree received. Bowling Green/Warren County students Other Kentucky students; U.S. students; international students Within each category, students are listed in ZIP Code order. To view the lists, visit http://www.wku.edu/mediarelations/gradlist.php Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) […]

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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 graduate’s poetry collection finalist for prestigious award

WKU graduate Saeed Jones’ debut collection Prelude to Bruise is a finalist for best poetry book of 2014 in the prestigious National Book Critics Circle awards. Jones received his bachelor’s degree in English from WKU in 2008 and was a member of WKU’s forensics team. He is the editor of BuzzFeed LGBT, a Pushcart Prize-winning […]

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Laura F. Smith appointed Assistant Director for Alumni Resources

Laura F. Smith has been appointed as Assistant Director for Alumni Resources with the WKU Alumni Association. In her new role, she will work to increase the WKU Alumni Association’s engagement with alumni and will implement new and innovative benefits of Association membership. Smith, who graduated from WKU in 1990 with a B.S. in Agriculture, […]

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WKU finalist for $200,000 grant award from STANLEY Security

Campus community encouraged to vote for WKU from Jan. 19 to Feb. 13 WKU is a finalist in STANLEY Security’s TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS grant program and could win up to $200,000 in STANLEY Security installed products and services to help secure students and facilities within the campus environment. Starting Monday (Jan. 19) and running […]

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WKU graduate begins Peace Corps service in South Africa

Katie Wellington, a WKU graduate from Indianapolis, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for South Africa on Jan. 20 to begin training as a health volunteer. Wellington will live and work at the community level to make a difference raising awareness about the need for education. She will organize projects dedicated […]

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2 WKU students honored in Hearst program’s multimedia competition

Two WKU photojournalism students finished in the top 10 in the first multimedia competition of the 2014-15 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Megan Tan, a 2014 WKU graduate from Columbus, Ohio, finished first in the narrative multimedia storytelling – features category and received a $2,600 scholarship for her entry Miss Parker Bennett. WKU’s School of Journalism […]

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