Western Kentucky University

ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships

Press Room 2008

 

Energizing the commonwealth

(12/10/08) By JUSTIN STORY, The Daily News, jstory@bgdailynews.com Coal - the resource that has helped power the state and fortified the backbone of the state’s economy for years - figures prominently in the energy plan released by Gov. Steve Beshear.(more)

 

2nd Annual B.G. Solar Tour, WNKY.net.

(10/04/08) This year, Americans are looking at unprecedented fuel prices, falling home values, rapidly increasing utility bills and declining fossil fuel supplies. (more)

 

Bowling Green Conducts Energy Exam

(Associated Press) (09/01/08)BOWLING GREEN — A southern Kentucky city is examining on a building-by-building basis how much it spends on electricity and fuel with an eye toward finding ways to cut down on the expenses.(more)

 

City evaluating, many options to curb energy use

By ROBYN L. MINOR, The Daily News, rminor@bgdailynews.com (07/19/08) Reducing the number of take-home vehicles is just one aspect of Bowling Green’s overall efforts to cut down the government’s energy consumption. (more)

 

Local ‘Big Give’ for arts program

By NATALIE JORDAN, The Daily News, (06/25/08) At least five fundraising teams have been confirmed to help a community-based youth arts program stay afloat.(more)

 

Stand for Children

By NATALIE JORDAN, The Daily News,(06/13/08) About 1,000 people gathered Thursday morning on Western Kentucky University’s South Lawn for the 11th annual Stand For Children Day. (more)

 

Sexual Assault nonprofit creating awareness

NATALIE JORDAN, The Daily News, njordan@bgdailynews.com (03/13/08)

At Hope Harbor this week, color-coded T-shirts hang from clothes pins on a line strung across a window, each carrying a different message. (more)

 

Learning through service-Growing movement on campuses connects work in community, classroom-by Joy Campbell, Messenger-Inquirer (3/4/2008)

High school and college students have been volunteering in their communities for years and continue to do so. (more)

 

GreenToppers, others hosting climate events

Presentations around Western will educate public on global warming;

‘An Inconvenient Truth’ to be shown ( 01/27/08) By JIM GAINES, The Daily News, For two days this coming week, the campus of Western Kentucky University will heat up with a number of public events on climate change. (more)

 

WKU Participating in National Teach-In On Climate Change (01/24/08)

Bowling Green, Ky. - Western Kentucky University will join more than 1,000 schools for Focus the Nation, a national teach-in on global climate change next week. (more)

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