Monthly Archives: October 2011

UPCEA South Conference – Destin Florida, October 16-18, 2011

I recently attended and presented at the University Professional Continuing Education Association in Destin, Florida.  The conference theme was “Sink or Swim” Sustainability through Innovation.  I had the privilege of sharing a program that included several partnerships that the Center … Continue reading

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Cave and Karst and teacher education

Study Away – Summer 2012 Kay Gandy used her travel grant to meet with partners in South Dakota and is now developing a cave and karst study away course for elementary teachers.  She collaborates with WKU Hoffman Center for Water … Continue reading

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Going the Distance – a quarterly newsletter publication for distance learners

The Fall 2011 edition of Going the Distance is now available! This edition focuses on support available to distance learners through our office, the university as a whole, as well as free online tools designed to help students stay organized, conduct … Continue reading

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DELO featured at Campus Advising Network (CAN)

Beth led a great session yesterday for the monthly CAN lunch.  CAN is a group of motivated advisors from all over campus.  Kevin Thomas (AARC Director) has turned this into a great organization filled with people who are motivated to … Continue reading

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SGA Announces Study Away Scholarships for Winter Term and Spring Semester

WKU’s Student Government Association is currently accepting scholarship applications to  apply toward an upcoming Study Away course. The $100 scholarships will be awarded in November to five WKU students planning a Study Away course during the 2012 winter term or … Continue reading

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Kentucky EMS Conference and Expo

I recently attended the Kentucky EMS Conference and Expo, which has been the largest continuous EMS conference in the state since 1990. Presented by the Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association and the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services, the conference brings … Continue reading

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UPCEA South Regional

Alicia and I will present “Study Away – Credit and Non-Credit U.S. Travel Programs” at the 2011 UPCEA South Regional Conference in Florida next week.   Manon and Elizabeth are also presenting, so WKU will be well represented.

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We are so busy!

What a great time to be at the Knicely Center, and our calendar of events proves it! What with the ACCED-I Region 8 Summit last week, our friends from Fruit of the Loom, WRECC, and Graves Gilbert this week, and … Continue reading

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UPCEA National Conference

As a member of the University Professional Continuing Education Association, (UPCEA), I am serving on the planning committee for the national conference to be held March 28-30, 2012 in Portland, Oregon.  I participated this week in our regularly scheduled conference … Continue reading

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