Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium

wku study awayWKU Study Away will host the Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium on April 19 at the Knicely Conference Center. Undergraduate and graduate students from postsecondary institutions will present informative sessions regarding their experiences studying abroad or away.

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Study Away… really out there.

wku study awaySpring still a bit cool here in KY.  But geology students found a way to warm up in Death Valley & Mojave Desert over spring break.

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Application deadline April 30 for SGA Study Away scholarship

wku study awayThe WKU Student Government Association (SGA) will continue to sponsor the SGA Study Away scholarship for students taking courses through WKU Study Away during summer or fall 2014.

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3rd Annual Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium

flsa-delo-logo150The 3rd Annual Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium sponsored by the WKU’s Study Away Office is planned for Saturday, April 19, 2014.

wku study awayThe Symposium will be an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to discuss the academic structure and benefits that accompany education abroad (outside USA) or in domestic programs away (within US States and territories).  Faculty are also invited to share their expertise in leading programs and discuss best practices with peers from across the state and region.

We strongly urge faculty to nominate and guide students through the symposium proposal process, in addition to proposing a faculty presentation, as well.  We hope that you will pass the invitation along to any of your colleagues and students that might be interested in participating.

The Call for Proposals with additional information can be found at the KY Study Abroad Symposium website: http://www.wku.edu/eps/ky-sa-symp/

Participants must also register via the website.  A registration fee of $50 per person will be required for student and faculty presenters. Groups are welcome, and each individual needs to register separately for the event.

A registration fee of $25 will be required for non-presenters that wish to attend the Lunch Plenary Session.  All other presentations are free and open to the public.

The non-refundable registration fee must be submitted at the time of proposal submission and will confirm willingness to participate.

The deadline for student and faculty proposal submission via KY Symposium website is March 15, 2014.

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Winter Term 2014 offers expanded courses through Study Away

wku study awayThe Division of Extended Learning & Outreach (DELO) formed the WKU Study Away program in 2010, offering off-campus programs that help students apply lessons from the classroom in a practical, hands-on setting. Since then, WKU Study Away has expanded to also administer Faculty-Led Study Abroad (FLSA) courses in collaboration with the Office of Study Abroad and Global Learning and their academic departments and American Traveler, a non-credit experiential learning program.

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Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium

The 3rd Annual Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium sponsored by the WKU’s Study Away Office is planned for Saturday, April 19, 2014.

We would like to ensure that students and faculty from around the Commonwealth and beyond are represented at the symposium as all post-secondary institutions are invited to participate.

The Symposium will be an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to discuss the academic structure and benefits that accompany education abroad (outside USA) or in domestic programs away (within US States and territories).  Faculty are also invited to share their expertise in leading programs and discuss best practices with peers from across the state and region.

We strongly urge faculty to nominate and guide students through the symposium proposal process, in addition to proposing a faculty presentation, as well.  We hope that you will pass the invitation along to any of your colleagues and students that might be interested in participating.

The Call for Proposals with additional information can be found at the KY Study Abroad Symposium website: http://www.wku.edu/eps/ky-sa-symp/

Participants must also register via the website.  A registration fee of $50 per person will be required for student and faculty presenters. Groups are welcome, and each individual needs to register separately for the event.

A registration fee of $25 will be required for non-presenters that wish to attend the Lunch Plenary Session.  All other presentations are free and open to the public.

The non-refundable registration fee must be submitted at the time of proposal submission and will confirm willingness to participate.

The deadline for student and faculty proposal submission via KY Symposium website is March 15, 2014.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Erin Greuke (erin.greunke@wku.edu),  Scarlett Marklin (scarlett.marklin906@topper.wku.edu) and/or Daniel Price (daniel.price916@topper.wku.edu) with any questions you might have.

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DELO Faculty-Led Study Abroad Award

flsa-delo-logo150Exclusive offer for students accepted into an approved WKU Faculty-Led Study Abroad program.

March 7:  Summer 2014 – Final Deadline.

After this date, awards will be made only as long as funds are available.

Check out all the summer study abroad programs.

http://www.wku.edu/flsa/student/deloaward.php

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21 WKU students participate in 2014 Winter Term course in Ecuador

flsa-delo-logo150Twenty-one WKU students spent the 2014 Winter Term studying in Ecuador.

This is the 22nd year the Department of Agriculture has sponsored the short-term study abroad course. This year’s leaders were Dr. Kristie Guffey and Dr. David Coffey.

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WKU @ Sundance Blog

wku study awayWKU Study Away in Utah.  Winter 2014.

Film the way it’s supposed to be —engaged, active, & independent!

Check out the blog from Sundance.

http://filmfestclass.blog.wku.edu/

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Going the Distance – The Newsletter for Distance Learners at WKU

The Winter 2014 newsletter, Going the Distance, is now available at http://www.wku.edu/online/documents/newsletter-win-2014.pdf.

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