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WKU Forensics Team competes in tournaments at Ball State
WKU Forensics Team competes in tournaments at Ball State (October 16th, 2017)

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Muncie, Indiana, to compete in two tournaments co-hosted by Ball State University and Illinois State University the weekend of Oct. 14-15.

Katherine Crider crowned WKU Homecoming queen
Katherine Crider crowned WKU Homecoming queen (October 14th, 2017)

Katherine Crider of Dawson Springs was crowned WKU’s 2017 Homecoming queen on Saturday (Oct. 14).

WKU recognizes top volunteers at Summit Awards
WKU recognizes top volunteers at Summit Awards (October 13th, 2017)

WKU recognized its top volunteers at the annual Summit Awards. Distinguished Service Medals to recognize the service of the University’s top volunteers were presented to Julie Harris Hinson, James G. Meyer and Linda S. Miller.

WKU Forensics Team wins in Alabama and Illinois
WKU Forensics Team wins in Alabama and Illinois (October 9th, 2017)

WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Normal and Peoria, Illinois, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Oct. 7-8.

WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland
WKU student conducts research on sustainable tourism in Iceland (October 6th, 2017)

WKU student Jason Fox recently completed research in Iceland studying environmental sustainability within the country’s whale watching tourism industry.

Transfer Scholarship application deadline November 1 for spring 2018 admission
Transfer Scholarship application deadline November 1 for spring 2018 admission (October 3rd, 2017)

College students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance. The application deadline for the Transfer Scholarship is November 1 for spring 2018 admission.

28 WKU students candidates for Homecoming queen
28 WKU students candidates for Homecoming queen (September 27th, 2017)

Twenty-eight students are candidates for Homecoming 2017 queen at WKU. The queen will be crowned at halftime of the WKU football game on Oct. 14.

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WKU's student publications finalists in all 4 Pacemaker categories (September 22nd, 2017)

For the first time, WKU Student Publications has four finalists for national Pacemaker awards -- one in each category in which the Associated Collegiate Press honors the nation's best student-run publications.

Kappa Delta Sorority to formally receive national honor Sept. 23
Kappa Delta Sorority to formally receive national honor Sept. 23 (September 20th, 2017)

The WKU chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority will have plenty to celebrate Sept. 23 as it formally receives Kappa Delta’s highest honor for a collegiate chapter. The award presentation will begin at 11 a.m. at the chapter house, 1600 Chestnut St.

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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.

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WKU Forensics Team competes in tournaments at Ball State

The WKU Forensics Team traveled to Muncie, Indiana, to compete in two tournaments co-hosted by Ball State University and Illinois State University the weekend of Oct. 14-15.

Katherine Crider crowned WKU Homecoming queen

Katherine Crider of Dawson Springs was crowned WKU’s 2017 Homecoming queen on Saturday (Oct. 14).

WKU recognizes top volunteers at Summit Awards

WKU recognized its top volunteers at the annual Summit Awards. Distinguished Service Medals to recognize the service of the University’s top volunteers were presented to Julie Harris Hinson, James G. Meyer and Linda S. Miller.

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Katherine Crider crowned WKU Homecoming queen

Katherine Crider of Dawson Springs was crowned WKU’s 2017 Homecoming queen on Saturday (Oct. 14).

WKU recognizes top volunteers at Summit Awards

WKU recognized its top volunteers at the annual Summit Awards. Distinguished Service Medals to recognize the service of the University’s top volunteers were presented to Julie Harris Hinson, James G. Meyer and Linda S. Miller.

WKU Forensics Team wins in Alabama and Illinois

WKU Forensics Team members traveled to Normal and Peoria, Illinois, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Oct. 7-8.

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