20 8 / 2014

WKU students, community groups prepare for Big Red’s Blitz on Thursday (Aug. 21). Read more on WKU News at

Thirty-four organizations and agencies will take part in the largest Big Red’s Blitz day of service on record, fitting for its 10th anniversary.

WKU students will volunteer at 34 organizations and agencies on Aug. 21 during the annual Big Red's Blitz day of service.

WKU students will volunteer at 34 organizations and agencies on Aug. 21 during the annual Big Red’s Blitz day of service.

The WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships and Housing and Residence Lifespent the last four months planning for this year’s…

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19 8 / 2014

Dave Tatman brings auto manufacturing expertise to WKU’s Center for Research & Development. Read more on WKU News at

Dave Tatman, former plant manager of the General Motors Corvette Assembly Plant, has joined WKU’s Center for Research and Development.

Dave Tatman

Dave Tatman

“I have long desired to work for WKU in some capacity,” Tatman said. “Serving as Associate Vice President for Advanced Manufacturing allows me to build on my skills and experiences in a way that benefits the university and the industry in our region…

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19 8 / 2014

@WKUTheatreDance announces lineup for 2014-2015 Mainstage season. Read more on WKU News at

The WKU Department of Theatre & Dance has announced the lineup for its 2014-2015 Mainstage season.

Tickets for the WKU Theatre & Dance 2014-2015 Mainstage season are available online at wku.showare.com or by calling the Fine Arts Box Office at (270) 745-3121.

Tickets for the WKU Theatre & Dance 2014-2015 Mainstage season are available online at wku.showare.com or by calling the Fine Arts Box Office at (270) 745-3121.

The season begins Sept. 25-30 with a production of 6 Characters in Search of an Authorby Luigi Pirandello at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts…

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18 8 / 2014

WKU Glasgow Library completes first phase of improvements. Read more on WKU News at

The WKU Glasgow Library has undergone a few renovations during summer break and is ready for new and returning students, according to Connie Foster, Dean of WKU Libraries.

Audrey Robinson-Nkongola, Assistant Professor, Glasgow Library and Erica Wood, who is a student on the WKU Glasgow campus and works part-time in the library, are excited for returning and new students to see the improvements that await them this fall.

Audrey Robinson-Nkongola, Assistant Professor, Glasgow Library, and Erika Wood, who is a student on the WKU Glasgow campus and works part-time in the library, are excited for returning and new students to see the improvements…

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18 8 / 2014

Activity is picking up on the WKU campus as the fall 2014 semester approaches. Here are some photographs by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs from various events, activities and meetings held Aug. 12-18.

Check out WKU Week in Photos — a new WKU News feature of photographs by @yclphoto & @thebryanlemon — at Activity is picking up on the WKU campus as the fall 2014 semester approaches. Here are some photographs by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs from various events, activities and meetings held Aug. 12-18.

17 8 / 2014

Welcome to the Hill, Class of 2018! #GoTops #WKU18 (at Western Kentucky University)

Welcome to the Hill, Class of 2018! #GoTops #WKU18 (at Western Kentucky University)

15 8 / 2014

Newest Hilltoppers more college ready than before

More members of the Western Kentucky University Class of 2018 are college ready than ever before.

Preliminary data show that the incoming class, which will begin with MASTER (Making Academic and Social Transitions Educationally Rewarding) Plan this weekend, has the highest average ACT composite score of any first-year class, 23.5, up from 22.8 last fall. Brian Meredith, Chief Enrollment and…

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15 8 / 2014

View from the Hill – Commuter Students

Excitement is building on the hill as the start of the fall semester is just over ten days away.   Amy Bingham tells us about a large segment of students who will get some special attention in this week’s View from the Hill.

 

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15 8 / 2014

Students gather in the atrium of Gary Ransdell Hall prior to the Master of Social Work orientation on Friday. Welcome to the Hill! #GoTops (at Gary A Ransdell Hall)

Students gather in the atrium of Gary Ransdell Hall prior to the Master of Social Work orientation on Friday. Welcome to the Hill! #GoTops (at Gary A Ransdell Hall)

14 8 / 2014

WKU Veterans Upward Bound graduate wins national scholarship. Read more on WKU News at

Joe Hunter of Bowling Green recently won a $1,000 scholarship from the National Association of Veterans Upward Bound.

Joe Hunter

Joe Hunter

Hunter, a 2013 graduate of the WKU Veterans Upward Bound program, was one of only six students in the country to win one of these awards. There are 50 VUB programs in the United States.

He is the 10th WKU VUB student in the last 11 years to be selected for this award.

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