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WKU's National Society of Collegiate Scholars student chapter, faculty advisor honored (September 15th, 2017)

The WKU chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars recently earned the Gold Star Status Award and the Integrity Award. Dr. Leslie North was honored as Regional Faculty Advisor of the Year.

Society for Lifelong Learning, WKU Alumni to host
Society for Lifelong Learning, WKU Alumni to host 'An Evening With' (September 6th, 2017)

"An Evening With," a new program offered through a partnership with the Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU and the WKU Alumni Association, will feature prominent thought leaders and experts.

Alumni student organization welcomes new members to promote WKU Spirit
Alumni student organization welcomes new members to promote WKU Spirit (August 30th, 2017)

WKU’s Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) recently welcomed 14 new members, bringing the membership total 21 after the graduation of senior members.

WKU to recognize top scholars from area high schools
WKU to recognize top scholars from area high schools (August 29th, 2017)

WKU will honor top scholars from area high schools for their academic achievements.

5 WKU students selected as Alumni Leadership Scholars
5 WKU students selected as Alumni Leadership Scholars (August 25th, 2017)

The WKU Alumni Association has selected five incoming freshmen as Alumni Leadership Scholars for the fall.

Research results from 9 WKU students published in Open Access journal
Research results from 9 WKU students published in Open Access journal (August 22nd, 2017)

Nine WKU undergraduate research students are authors on a manuscript published in the July issue of PLOS ONE, the world’s first multidisciplinary Open Access journal.

Sodexo pledges $650,000 to scholarship assistance for employees, dependents
Sodexo pledges $650,000 to scholarship assistance for employees, dependents (August 18th, 2017)

Sodexo has made a gift commitment to WKU to establish the Sodexo Scholarship Fund to support their employees, as well as their dependents, in the pursuit of higher education at any campus of WKU.

WKU presents faculty, staff awards at convocation
WKU presents faculty, staff awards at convocation (August 18th, 2017)

The annual faculty and staff awards were presented Friday morning at WKU’s 2017 opening convocation.

President Caboni outlines strategic planning, doing in charting future
President Caboni outlines strategic planning, doing in charting future (August 18th, 2017)

WKU President Timothy C. Caboni outlined the strategic planning process for WKU’s future as well as new initiatives being implemented this fall during the annual Faculty Staff Convocation Friday.

American Bank and Trust Scholarship Fund: New scholarship recipients
American Bank and Trust Scholarship Fund: New scholarship recipients (August 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.

Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master
Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master's degree abroad (August 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.

3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars
3 WKU students selected as Gilman Scholars (August 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.

WKU Learn and Earn adds partners, advisory board
WKU Learn and Earn adds partners, advisory board (August 10th, 2017)

WKU Learn and Earn is expanding opportunities for WKU students and local businesses with the addition of several new business partners and the creation of an advisory board.

Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award
Faculty member in WKU SKyTeach Program earns national award (August 10th, 2017)

Dr. Lisa C. Duffin, associate professor of psychology, has earned national recognition for her research on STEM education as part of WKU’s SKyTeach Program.

WKU PBS picks up quartet of Emmy Awards for
WKU PBS picks up quartet of Emmy Awards for 'Lost River Sessions' (August 8th, 2017)

WKU PBS wins four Ohio Valley Emmy Awards for "Lost River Sessions." Cheryl Beckley also was recognized with the Silver Circle Award.

Arizona BatWatch research project launches second season of videos
Arizona BatWatch research project launches second season of videos (August 8th, 2017)

Arizona BatWatch, an online research project that engages the public in scientific research through citizen science, launched its second season of videos Aug. 8.

WKU preparing for fall 2017 semester & Great American Eclipse
WKU preparing for fall 2017 semester & Great American Eclipse (August 7th, 2017)

WKU is preparing for two major events on Aug. 21 -- the opening of the fall 2017 semester and the Great American Eclipse.

WKU Panhellenic Association earns national recognition
WKU Panhellenic Association earns national recognition (July 31st, 2017)

WKU Panhellenic Association is one of 42 College Panhellenic Associations recognized with national excellence and achievement awards.

Roberts named president of World Council for Gifted and Talented Children
Roberts named president of World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (July 31st, 2017)

Dr. Julia Roberts, executive director of The Center for Gifted Studies and The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU, has been named president of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC).

WKU President Timothy C. Caboni takes oath of office
WKU President Timothy C. Caboni takes oath of office (July 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's National Society of Collegiate Scholars student chapter, faculty advisor honored

The WKU chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars recently earned the Gold Star Status Award and the Integrity Award. Dr. Leslie North was honored as Regional Faculty Advisor of the Year.

Society for Lifelong Learning, WKU Alumni to host 'An Evening With'

"An Evening With," a new program offered through a partnership with the Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU and the WKU Alumni Association, will feature prominent thought leaders and experts.

Alumni student organization welcomes new members to promote WKU Spirit

WKU’s Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) recently welcomed 14 new members, bringing the membership total 21 after the graduation of senior members.

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Sodexo pledges $650,000 to scholarship assistance for employees, dependents

Sodexo has made a gift commitment to WKU to establish the Sodexo Scholarship Fund to support their employees, as well as their dependents, in the pursuit of higher education at any campus of WKU.

WKU presents faculty, staff awards at convocation

The annual faculty and staff awards were presented Friday morning at WKU’s 2017 opening convocation.

President Caboni outlines strategic planning, doing in charting future

WKU President Timothy C. Caboni outlined the strategic planning process for WKU’s future as well as new initiatives being implemented this fall during the annual Faculty Staff Convocation Friday.

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