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Hopkinsville seniors accomplish goal to finish in four with minimal debt

May 9th, 2018

WKU graduating seniors Martajia Armstrong and LaDeirdre Mumford, both from Hopkinsville, are two cousins who came to college with a plan to finish in four years with the least amount of debt possible, and they accomplished their mission.

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Faculty facilitate community building online using Blackboard

Apr 26th, 2018

Technology allows students the opportunity to enroll in courses and complete degrees online, and with their course design instructors can mold community into the learning experience. Read more...

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WKU Learn and Earn adds Barbara Stewart Interiors as partner

WKU Learn and Earn adds Barbara Stewart Interiors as partner

Oct 3rd, 2017

WKU Learn and Earn Scholarship Program’s newest partner is Barbara Stewart Interiors of Bowling Green.

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WKU keeps underlying A2 rating from Moody's

WKU keeps underlying A2 rating from Moody's

Oct 3rd, 2017

WKU will continue to have an A2 underlying rating and stable outlook from Moody’s Investors Service.

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Summer Early Entry prepares freshman for success

Summer Early Entry prepares freshman for success

Sep 5th, 2017

Tayland Ratliff may only be a freshman, but she has a bit of a leg up over her classmates. Ratliff, a Marketing major from Lafayette, LA, attended the Summer Early Entry program at WKU.

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Graduate student aims to reframe views on food in Kentucky

Graduate student aims to reframe views on food in Kentucky

Aug 29th, 2017

Alisha Mays is completing her master’s thesis, studying self provisioning, reciprocity and community in Eastern Kentucky’s local food system. She spent the summer exploring the current social relations around home gardening in Appalachia.

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American Bank and Trust Scholarship Fund: New scholarship recipients

American Bank and Trust Scholarship Fund: New scholarship recipients

Aug 17th, 2017

The recipients of the American Bank and Trust Scholarship Fund were announced this week at a celebration at The Bistro. Each of the five recipients was awarded a $1,000 scholarship toward his or her college education at Western Kentucky University.

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Innovative program is a winner for faculty member

Aug 15th, 2017

Dr. Jason Crandall, associate professor of Exercise Science in WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport, didn’t know what to expect when the idea for Bingocize® came to life 2011. But six years later, the program is starting to show its strength.

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WKU's Keeling visits 5 continents in 3 months

WKU's Keeling visits 5 continents in 3 months

Aug 15th, 2017

Dr. David Keeling, University Distinguished Professor of Geography at WKU, recently returned from Europe, completing a three-month research and expedition lecturing adventure that took him to five continents.

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Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master's degree abroad

Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master's degree abroad

Aug 14th, 2017

WKU alumna Emma Shoaf will use a $40,000 Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in the United Kingdom.

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3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars

3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars

Aug 14th, 2017

Three Western Kentucky University students were awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad during the fall 2017 semester or academic year.

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Nine new members elected to WKU Young Alumni Council

Nine new members elected to WKU Young Alumni Council

Aug 14th, 2017

The WKU Young Alumni Council (YAC) recently added nine new members to serve for three years in collaboration with the WKU Alumni Association.

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Graduate student helps build new CCR certificate at WKU

Graduate student helps build new CCR certificate at WKU

Aug 1st, 2017

Rachel Bauer, a graduate student at WKU, is participating in groundbreaking research with the Department of Counseling and Student Affairs at WKU to study college and career readiness and build a new CCR certificate program.

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WKU President Timothy C. Caboni takes oath of office

WKU President Timothy C. Caboni takes oath of office

Jul 28th, 2017

With his wife Kacy holding a Bible belonging to WKU’s first president, Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry, Timothy C. Caboni took the oath of office as WKU’s 10th president during the Board of Regents’ quarterly meeting.

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WKU surpasses record with $36.3 million in private support during 2016-17

WKU surpasses record with $36.3 million in private support during 2016-17

Jul 26th, 2017

WKU has surpassed its previous record of private support in a fiscal year with a new high of $36.3 million gifted in 2016-17.

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9 retiring members thanked for service to WKU Alumni Association Board

9 retiring members thanked for service to WKU Alumni Association Board

Jul 25th, 2017

The WKU Alumni Association recently thanked nine volunteers who are retiring from the WKU Alumni Association National Board of Directors after their term of office.

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Veterans Upward Bound at WKU accepting new students

Veterans Upward Bound at WKU accepting new students

Jul 25th, 2017

Veterans Upward Bound at WKU is accepting new students.

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Stuff the Bus continues to grow in impact through scholarships

Stuff the Bus continues to grow in impact through scholarships

Jul 25th, 2017

STUFF THE BUS provides an annual opportunity for community members to fill school buses with donated school supplies, which are distributed to Family Resources Centers at schools throughout Southcentral Kentucky.

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Cravens honored for playing in 60th straight WKU Faculty-Staff Golf Tournament

Cravens honored for playing in 60th straight WKU Faculty-Staff Golf Tournament

Jul 14th, 2017

A special milestone was celebrated Friday morning as Dr. Raymond Cravens, retired WKU administrator and faculty member, was recognized for playing in the annual Faculty-Staff Golf Tournament for 60 consecutive years.

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