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Students in Julie Lee’s Food Service Operations Management course prepared a traditional Bosnian meal for a Dinner by Request event, in conjunction with the International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina

CHHS 2016-2017 MagazineWelcome to CHHS!

The College of Health and Human Services was established in August 2002, and consists of eight academic units:

The Academic Center for Excellence, the Institute for Rural Health, and the South-Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center are also housed in, or overseen by CHHS.

CHHS also offers two doctoral degree programs:

The disciplines in the college have their roots in outreach to the community; they all prepare students for their professions by engaging them in activities within the community that applies the theories and concepts learned in the classroom for a comprehensive understanding of the issues. Students are required to complete clinical experiences, field work, or internships through one of the many affiliation agreements with a myriad of health and human service agencies in our region. Two nationally recognized mobile health and wellness units provide ways for students to apply their newly acquired skills in the provision of prevention services to residences in our region. CHHS is dedicated to improve the quality of life in the community through education, service, collaboration, leadership, and scholarship.

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CSD Senior Selected for Simucase Ambassador Position

Communication Sciences and Disorders Senior, Emma Feige, has been selected for the Simucase Ambassador Program. Simucase is an online program which allows aspiring and current speech-language pathologists to practice assessment and treatment with virtua

New WKU research center will give students the reins

Western Kentucky University students will have more hands-on opportunities to study prevention of workplace accidents, emergencies and health issues with this week’s opening of the WKU Center for Environmental and Workplace Health.

WKU College of Health and Human Services Opens Student-Applied Research Center

Western Kentucky University’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) will honor the opening of their first student-applied research center, the WKU Center for Environmental and Workplace Health (CEWH).


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