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WKU launches International Year of South Africa

The International Year of South Africa promises to bring more than 30 events and co-curricular programs featuring South Africa to WKU’s main and regional campuses as well as to several community venues. On Sept. 9, the Kentucky Museum and the Office of International Programs will host a reception for the grand opening of Conscience of […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 24-28, 2015

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Biology professor named Interim Associate Provost for Research

A University Distinguished Professor in Biology at WKU has been named Interim Associate Provost for Research and Creative Activity. Cheryl Davis will start her new position Sept. 1. Dr. Davis is in her 25th year at WKU and has compiled an outstanding record as a faculty member with strong research credentials and a well-earned reputation […]

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WKU offices team up with Light of Chance for Hullabaloo Obstacle Course Challenge

Light of Chance, Inc. will host the Hullabaloo Family Obstacle Course Challenge at 9 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 29) at Bowling Green’s Kereiakes Park, 1220 Fairview Ave. This year, Light of Chance is joining forces with WKU Facilities Management and Planning, Design and Construction along with the Office of Sustainability. “WKU Facilities Management and Planning, Design […]

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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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WKU announces expanded scholarship program

More students will receive scholarship awards from WKU under a new program announced by the University Aug. 26. Under the model, students entering in Fall 2016 will automatically qualify for scholarship awards ranging from $1,500-$8,000 per year depending on grade-point average and ACT scores. The minimum qualifications for an automatic award are a 3.3 GPA […]

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Kentucky Women Writers Conference to be livestreamed at WKU

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference — an annual conference held in Lexington attracting hundreds of writers from across the United States — is set for Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 and will be livestreamed at Cravens Library, Room 212, on WKU’s campus. Workshops and sessions are typically offered throughout the weekend at costs of up […]

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Confucius Institute making plans for 2015 Confucius Day

The Confucius Institute at WKU is making plans for the second annual Confucius Day that will be celebrated on Sept. 26 in conjunction with the Bowling Green International Festival. Activities leading up to the 2015 Confucius Day began Aug. 13 as WKU President Gary Ransdell and his wife, Julie, welcomed the incoming group of Chinese […]

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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 Glasgow to dedicate Military Student Services Center Sept. 2

WKU will dedicate its new WKU Glasgow Military Student Services Center at 10 a.m. Sept. 2. The dedication will include remarks from Tonya Archey, United States Navy veteran and director of WKU’s Military Student Services Center; and Dr. Evelyn Ellis, Regional Chancellor at WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox. The event will be held in room 131 of […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 17-21, 2015

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Snyder named Interim Dean of Potter College of Arts & Letters

Dr. Lawrence W. Snyder Jr. has been named Interim Dean of the Potter College of Arts & Letters at WKU. Dr. Snyder replaces Dr. David Lee, who began a two-year appointment Monday (Aug. 24) as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Larry Snyder is a talented academic leader who enjoys an excellent reputation in […]

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