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WKU graduate student awarded counseling fellowship from NBCC

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected WKU student Brandy Heavrin of Leitchfield for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program-Addictions Counselors (MFP-AC). As an NBCC MFP-AC Fellow, Heavrin will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her addictions counseling service to underserved minority transition-age youth […]

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WKU Week in Photos: April 20-26, 2015

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

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WKU graduates, Public Affairs win PRSA Nashville Parthenon Awards

Five 2014 public relations graduates from WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting and WKU’s Division of Public Affairs both won awards for excellence in public relations campaigns and projects at the 29th annual PRSA Nashville Parthenon Awards announced Thursday (April 23). Graduates Jennifer Anderson of Frankfort, Katie DePriest of Nashville, Kristen Foltz of Hebron, Jordan […]

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WKU Regents approve tuition, property purchase

The WKU Board of Regents today (April 24) approved a 3.1 percent increase in resident undergraduate tuition for 2015-16. Resident undergraduate tuition will increase $171 per semester to $4,741. Nonresident undergraduate tuition will increase $390 per semester to $12,066. The tuition and fee schedule, which includes an approximately 3 percent increase in Student Athletic and […]

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WKU student awarded study abroad grant from Phi Kappa Phi

WKU student Maura Broderson of Versailles recently was awarded a $1,000 study abroad grant from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Broderson, a sophomore advertising major, is one of 25 students nationwide to receive the award. Broderson will use the […]

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4 WKU students recognized by Critical Language Scholarship Program

Four students at WKU have been recognized by the U.S. State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship Program. Mackenzie Donoghue from Seoul, South Korea; Alex Hezik from Campbellsville; and Kelly Tursic from Union all received scholarships. Jody Dahmer of Fisherville was named an alternate. All four students are students in the Chinese Flagship Program and the Honors […]

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Long Term Care students visit Barren River Adult Day Care

Students taking Long Term Care Administration spent a rewarding and educational day at the Barren River Adult Day Care. “I really enjoyed visiting Barren River Adult Day Care. The clients seem to really enjoy their time there and the people that work there seem to really love their jobs. This is the second time I […]

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WKU recognized by Exercise is Medicine® on Campus initiative

WKU has been named a Gold Level Campus by the American College of Sports Medicine’s Exercise is Medicine® on Campus initiative. Gold Level is the highest recognition available, said Jason Crandall, assistant professor of Exercise Science at WKU. “This is quite an accomplishment that required the cooperation of the School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport, […]

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St. John named Conductor of The Symphony, Director of Orchestral Activities

The WKU Department of Music and Potter College of Arts & Letters announce that Dr. Brian St. John has accepted the position of Conductor of The Symphony and Director of Orchestral Activities at WKU beginning in the fall of 2015. In addition, Dr. St. John will hold the Baker Professorship of Music, one of three […]

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WKU among 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

WKU one of nine honored with first Postsecondary Sustainability Award Big Red’s efforts to go green earned national recognition Wednesday (April 22) as WKU is among the 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees. WKU is one of nine colleges and universities honored on Earth Day with the first Postsecondary Sustainability […]

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4 WKU students recognized by Goldwater scholarship program

For the second straight year, all four WKU students nominated for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program have been honored by the premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering. Andrew Brown of Central City and Dimitri Leggas of Lexington were named Goldwater Scholars. They are the only […]

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College Heights Herald, Talisman win national awards

WKU’s College Heights Herald news and advertising operation and the Talisman yearbook were honored in recent competitions. The combined news content of the College Heights Herald newspaper, the WKUHerald.com website and the WKUHerald mobile apps earned Gold Medalist designation from Columbia Scholastic Press Association for print-and-digital hybrid publications. In judging for the Gold Medalist award, […]

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