Monthly Archives: August 2014

Office of Study Away – We’ve moved.

The Office of Study Away is a unit of Extended Learning & Outreach.  The office manages Study Away, American Traveler, and Faculty-Led Study Abroad programs, along with the National Student Exchange. We partner with faculty and academic departments to develop … Continue reading

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DL Testing Centers Receives National Recognition

The WKU Distance Learning (DL) Testing Centers worked diligently this year to become nationally certified through the National College Testing Association (NCTA).  The process took almost a year to complete and we were awarded certification in June. I want to thank the DL Testing … Continue reading

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29 WKU students to participate in Texas Sport Facility Symposium

WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport has partnered with the Division of Extended Learning and Outreach’s (DELO) Study Away office and the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) to offer the Texas Sport Facility Symposium, a summer seminar Aug. … Continue reading

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Convergence 2014 Call for Proposals

A reminder about this statewide conference and the call for proposals. Kentucky Convergence is November 13-14 in Louisville, and the deadline for proposals is August 29. This statewide conference brings professionals in information technology, online learning, and libraries together for … Continue reading

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Upcoming National Presentations

We have some exciting news to share regarding the 2014 Online Learning Consortium International Conference (formerly Sloan-C). Cindy Troutman, Program Manager for WKU Online and Tanja Bibbs, Assistant Director of Distance Learning, will present a 35 minute session on building … Continue reading

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End of Summer Update: Online Program Services

I hope you all have had a terrific summer! It’s quickly coming to a close, and it has been the busiest of record for us! There are a few exciting updates that I’d like to share: WKU now has 80 online … Continue reading

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Toppers at Sea – Recognized for service learning

The Toppers at Sea – Climate Change Challenge – was recognized by the $100 Solution ™ for outstanding service. Hosted by the WKU ALIVE Center, the national training center for THDS ™, the Toppers at Sea faculty-led study abroad program implemented … Continue reading

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The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad – CCSA

Today we launch a new adventure. The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad is now officially housed at WKU. We have three new staff members joining us. Two will be at WKU with our Study Away crew and one will work … Continue reading

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