SGA awards Study Away scholarships to five civil engineering students
|Date: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011||Return to Archive|
The $100 scholarships were awarded to Jacob Chaney, a senior from Monticello; Lucas Gilliam, a senior from Russellville; Jacob Merriman, a junior from Newburgh, Ind.; Michael Pickett, a junior from Radcliff; and Russell Whatley, a senior from Louisville.
Scholarship recipients will study floodplain management at some of the nation’s largest flood control works throughout the Southwest, including Arizona, Nevada and southern California.
According to Jerry Barnaby, Study Away program director: “Engineering students often find it hard to undertake off-campus courses that meet their program requirements, so this Study Away course was designed just for them.”
Barnaby added that that SGA support is a key measure of the importance students place on unique off-campus learning opportunities.
Study Away is a unit of the Division of Extended Learning and Outreach.
Contact: Jerry Barnaby, (270) 745-2231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mary Lloyd Moore, executive director of WKU’s Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex, has been appointed to the Advisory Council on Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.
Lives of the Stars will be presented Oct. 24-Nov. 21 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium.
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 of Dawson Springs was crowned WKU’s 2017 Homecoming queen on Saturday (Oct. 14).
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 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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