Department of Engineering student organization receives national award
|Date: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012||Return to Archive|
WKU’s Kentucky Gamma chapter received the R.H. Nagel Most Improved Chapter Award for 2011-12. The award recognizes major improvement in chapter development, which included project work and doubling the size of the WKU chapter.
WKU also was one of 30 chapters out of 240 nationwide that received a Chapter Project Award for 2011-12 during the Tau Beta Pi’s 107th convention Sept. 27-29.
Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, has more than 535,000 members and nearly 240 active chapters in the United States. It is the nation’s second-oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885. WKU’s chapter was installed in February 2010.
Contact: Engineering Department, (270) 745-2461.
Making a difference in the lives of others is vital to WKU seniors Cam & Chris Currin. Hailing from Nashville, these twin brothers came to WKU for different majors, but they work together to address an issue that is important to WKU and to the nation.
WKU is hosting its third student as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan).
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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