22 4 / 2014

Happy Earth Day Hilltoppers! Great day to be outside!

Happy Earth Day Hilltoppers! Great day to be outside!

22 4 / 2014

WKU chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honor society inducts 38 members. Read more on WKU News at

The WKU Chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics inducted 38 students during its annual initiation banquet on Monday (April 21) at the Augenstein Alumni Center.

These inductees join college students in 681 chapters across the world in recognition of scholastic achievement in the discipline of economics.

Congressman Brett Guthrie served as keynote speaker for…

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22 4 / 2014

WKU graduate Kaitlin Harrison named 2014 Kentucky Young Dietitian of the Year. Read more on WKU News at

The Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has named WKU graduate Kaitlin Harrison, RD, LD as the 2014 Kentucky Young Dietitian of the Year.

WKU graduate Kaitlin Harrison (left) is congratulated by Wayne Meriwether, Chief Executive Officer at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, upon being named the 2014 Kentucky Young Dietitian of the Year by the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

WKU graduate Kaitlin Harrison (left) is congratulated by Wayne Meriwether, Chief Executive Officer at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, upon being named the 2014 Kentucky Young Dietitian of the Year by the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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22 4 / 2014

WKU hosts 34th annual Mark of Excellence awards ceremony. Read more on WKU News at

More than 100 Kentucky high school journalists from eight high schools across the state came to WKU on April 11 to attend the 34th annual Mark of Excellence Newspaper, Broadcasting and Online awards ceremony at Mass Media & Technology Hall Auditorium.

The award competition is co-sponsored by the WKU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the School of Journalism & Broadcasting.

El…

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22 4 / 2014

2 Gatton Academy students win State Department scholarships for immersive language study. Read more on WKU News at

Gatton Academy students Sarah Angelle (left) and Ananya Sharma have been offered National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarships. (WKU photos by Clinton Lewis)

Gatton Academy students Sarah Angelle of Monticello (left) and Ananya Sharma of Bowling Green have been offered National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarships. (WKU photos by Clinton Lewis)

Two students at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have been offered nationally competitive scholarships for immersive language study this summer.

The N…

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22 4 / 2014

WKU forensics team wins NFA speech, debate championships to complete sweep of major titles. Read more on WKU News at

The WKU forensics team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate National championship, hosted this year by Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., over the April 18-21 weekend.

WKU sent 40 competitors with a total of 181 entries to the national tournament. Of the 181 total entries, 73 advanced…

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21 4 / 2014

WKU hosting event Tuesday (April 22) in Mayfield for Mid-Continent students. Read more on WKU News at

WKU will host a "Transfer Now" event for Mid-Continent University students on Tuesday (April 22) in Mayfield.

WKU will host a “Transfer Now” event for Mid-Continent University students on Tuesday (April 22) in Mayfield.

WKU will be hosting a “Transfer Now” event for Mid-Continent University students on Tuesday (April 22) in Mayfield.

The event will be held from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative, 1218 West Broadway.

Students can visit with representatives from admissions,…

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21 4 / 2014

WKU students qualify for National Collegiate Golf Championship this summer in Las Vegas. Read more on WKU News at

WKU’s Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport partnered with the Collegiate Golf Alliance (CGA) and Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) to host a local qualifier for the PGA’s Play Golf America University Program and CGA’s National Collegiate Golf Championship program.

WKU students xxx won the local qualifying tournament April 19 for the National Collegiate Golf Championship.

WKU students Robert Greenleaf and Kellen Fleener won the local qualifying tournament April 19 for the National…

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21 4 / 2014

WKU chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta honor society inducts 13 new members. Read more on WKU News at

WKU’s chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) inducted 13 new members on April 14.

Alpha Epsilon Deltais the National Health Pre-professional Honor Society dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in pre-professional health scholarship, including medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, physical therapy and others. The Kentucky Gamma Chapter at WKU was established in 1968 and…

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21 4 / 2014

WKU’s Imagewest receives award for service project in community. Read more on WKU News at

WKU’s Imagewest received a President’s Volunteer Service Award on Thursday (April 17) for its work with the Homeless and Housing Coalition of South Central Kentucky.

The awards were presented at the Kentucky Museum by the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships.

“The President’s Volunteer Service Award is one of highest honors for someone serving locally or nationally,” said Aurelia…

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