In these tough economic times innovation is more important than ever and companies that are trying new things were recognized at the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce Industry Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, September 29.
Pamela Napier announced her resignation as Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Programs effective October 14, 2011 after 15 years of service at WKU.
Paula Mattison has joined the WKU Office of Research staff as Director of Business Operations for the Office of Research and the WKU Research Foundation effective October 1, 2011.
The WKU Office of Research announced Miller Slaughter as the new Small Business Development Center (SBDC) director. Slaughter will be responsible for directing the services of the SBDC to assist new ventures and existing businesses to succeed.
A donation from the Perdue Foundation to WKU-O showcases how private enterprise and the university can work together to increase research opportunities. Dr. Gordon Baylis, VP of Research at WKU thanks Perdue for their role in food technology research.
Posters-at-the-Capital, an annual event, provides educational information to Kentucky State Legislators on the importance of undergraduate research and scholarly work.
Hangout Creative, owned by two WKU graduates, Blake Blackburn and Joel Nivens, will be moving out of Innoplexx, a student business accelerator to a new location soon.