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New Year. New Goals. Be Aggressive With Your Education.

Jan 31st, 2018

Deciding to go to college is a major decision. Some attend college to further their education, advance their career, and/or increase their salary. By following some simple steps, you’ll be able to better identify why you want to go to college.

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WKU Online Programs Earn National Rankings From U.S. News & World Report

Jan 26th, 2018

In its annual ranking of the best online degree programs, U.S. News & World Report has named WKU among the top schools nationwide in five areas.

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What Do You Love About WKU?

Jan 1st, 2018

Your experiences inside and outside of the classroom will transform your life.

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WKU Recognizes Top Students at 182nd Commencement

Dec 9th, 2017

WKU recognized top students, doctoral graduates and ROTC cadets at its 182nd Commencement on Saturday.

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Class of 2017 Encouraged to Use WKU Experience to Make a Good Life

Dec 9th, 2017

WKU graduates were reminded Saturday (Dec. 9) that student success remains at the heart of why WKU exists today.

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Tips and Tricks to Fund a College Education

Dec 1st, 2017

Whether you are planning to attend college for the first time or are currently a WKU student, you may find yourself searching for different ways to fund your college education.

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WKU to Confer Degrees to 1,401 During Fall 2017 Commencement on Dec. 9

Nov 28th, 2017

WKU will confer degrees and certificates to 1,401 graduates during its Fall 2017 Commencement on Dec. 9 at Diddle Arena.

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Helping the Paper Chase: Adult learners have opportunities to complete degrees with Project Graduate

Nov 12th, 2017

Aside from raising her four children to become productive and helpful citizens, one of the most important things Erin Neal said she has done is complete her bachelor's degree at Western Kentucky University.

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WKU Owensboro building better employees for Daviess County

Nov 4th, 2017

David Powers is working hard to make sure students who graduate from Western Kentucky University-Owensboro are ready for local employment.

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Four Strategies to Evaluate and Negotiate a Job Offer

Oct 30th, 2017

You should feel assured that a potential employer will compensate you fairly for what you bring to an organization, so here are four strategies for building confidence and successfully negotiating salary and benefits.

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Transfer Scholarship Application Deadline November 1 For Spring 2018 Admission

Oct 3rd, 2017

College students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.

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Why We Love Student Support Services and You Should Too

Sep 27th, 2017

Whether it is emotional, environmental, spiritual, or financial, there are many more areas of wellness than meets the eye. WKU offers a variety of support services and resources to help you stay balanced.

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Faculty member guides students on path to higher learning

Sep 12th, 2017

Dr. Whitney Harper, assistant professor in the WKU Department of Social Work is dedicated to guiding students on a path of higher learning.

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Simple Steps on How to Complete a FAFSA

Sep 1st, 2017

Completing an online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be intimidating for a student attempting this for the first time. Here are a few simple steps to help you through the process.

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Advanced learning: Howard powers through WKU-O, OHS courses

Aug 31st, 2017

James Howard graduated from Owensboro High School in May. Last month, the 19-year-old started his junior year of college at Western Kentucky University-Owensboro.

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10 quick tips on the best study habits and more

Jul 26th, 2017

Being aware of your good study habits and recognizing your weaknesses early on will help you figure out strategies, so you can achieve your academic goals.

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WKU president visits Owensboro

Jul 14th, 2017

Caboni's trip marks first to city in more than 20 years

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The ultimate cheat sheet on finding the right college

Jun 29th, 2017

Don’t worry; there are a few steps that you can take early in the process to ensure that you’re able to find the right fit.

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Benefits and success strategies of learning online

Jun 5th, 2017

Benefits to learning online and strategies to help you succeed.

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WKU to confer degrees and certificates to 2,605 during 181st Commencement May 12-13

May 1st, 2017

WKU will confer degrees and certificates to 2,605 spring and summer graduates during its 181st Commencement.

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