Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and...
Three WKU students recently were awarded study abroad grants worth $1,000 each from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are part of a select group of 25 students nationwide to receive the award. WKU students receiving a Phi […]
Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.
The Confucius Institute at WKU welcomed two groups from Huanggang Normal University to the region last week. On Nov. 11, the CI at WKU hosted a delegation from Huanggang Normal University. The delegation led by Wang Qin, Vice President of Huanggang Normal University, met with Dr. David Lee, WKU’s Provost and Vice President for Academic […]
Two staff members in WKU’s Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports were recognized recently at the 2015 Mid-American College Health Association annual meeting in Louisville. Alissa Arnold, Coordinator of Student Wellness, was approved by MACHA membership to serve as the 2015-2016 President. Arnold served as the association’s 2014-2015 Vice President. Lauren Tuttle, Coordinator of Health Education and […]
Eight Western Kentucky University students who are in Paris have been accounted for and are safe following a series of attacks today. Five WKU students studying at Harlaxton College in England were in Paris for a weekend trip. Three WKU students who are student teaching in Barcelona, Spain, were also in Paris. WKU will remain […]
It’s never too late to finish! That’s certainly true for a WKU Alum whose family just made a large donation to WKU’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. Amy Bingham has the story in this week’s View from the Hill.
WKU honored 61 students from high schools in the Louisville area for their academic achievements. This year’s group of students has an average ACT composite score of 29 and grade-point average of 3.87 and included six Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and one National Merit Semifinalist. The following students were recognized Nov. 12 at the Frazier History […]
A Holiday Extravaganza featuring a jazzy contemporary version of Sleeping Beauty with music by Tchaikovsky will close the WKU Department of Theatre and Dance 2015 Mainstage season on Nov. 20-22. The WKU Dancers will bring enchantment to the stage as they tell the classic tale of Princess Aurora and her Prince. “It’s a great way […]
WKU honored 94 students from high schools in the Owensboro area for their academic achievements. This year’s group of students invited to the luncheon has an average ACT composite score of 28 and grade-point average of 3.81 and included 39 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and five National Merit Semifinalists. The following students were recognized Nov. 10 […]
Arabic is the fastest growing language taught in the United States, at both university and high school levels. WKU continues to be on the cutting edge of this growth in Kentucky. Since starting the only Arabic major program in the state, WKU is taking its message across the ocean. From Nov. 2-5, Lhousseine Guerwane, Instructor […]
Distance learning model offers flexibility for adult learners Adult learners in the region have an even more flexible option to expand their education in the advanced manufacturing area through a new model at WKU. The new model is a modularized competency-based distance learning approach, which measures learning rather than the amount of time students spend […]
Christopher Ervin receives 2015 NCPTW Maxwell Leadership Award Christopher Ervin, Director of Composition and assistant professor of English at WKU, has won the 2015 Ron Maxwell Award for Distinguished Leadership in Promoting the Collaborative Learning Practices of Peer Tutors in Writing. The award was presented Nov. 6 at the 32nd annual National Conference on Peer […]