Category Archives: Academic Outreach

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad Announces Winter 2016-2107 Storyteller Scholarship

CCSA is a nonprofit consortium that develops, plans and coordinates study abroad programs in predominantly English-speaking countries.  WKU became the host institution on August 1, 2014, and provides support and infrastructure for administrative activities essential for the day-do-day operations of … Continue reading

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Meet WKU Staff Member and On Demand Student, Annette Stratton

The hardest step in any journey is usually the first one. Annette Stratton (Administrative Assistant for Glasgow Chancellor Dr. Sally Ray) felt this way when she made the big decision to go back to school as an adult. As the … Continue reading

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5th Annual Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium

We would like to acknowledge and congratulate those students and faculty selected to present at the 5th Annual Kentucky Study Abroad Symposium at Western Kentucky University this Friday, October 21st. The event is open to the public and will be … Continue reading

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WKU’s SGA Awards Scholarships to Six WKU Study Away Students

The Student Government Association (SGA) at WKU has awarded scholarships to six WKU students taking study away courses during Winter Term 2017. Through continuing support of a Study Away Scholarship, SGA encourages students to expand their learning opportunities off campus. … Continue reading

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Meet Damonte Lott, WKU On Demand Student

“Success is the journey, not the destination” This quote by Arthur Ashe is one that Damonte Lott took inspiration from in his years as a WKU student. Lott, an On Demand student who graduated in May with an AB in … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Montana: A College Course for High School Students

// Granite Pare (left) landed a nice trout on the first fishing day of the WKU Fly Fishing Montana High School program. Funded in part by @Cabelas Outdoor Fund grant and @wku School of KRS. Guiding services provided by@missouliananglerflyshop   … Continue reading

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Adventurous Learners and Teachers

WKU students and faculty make the world their classroom through study away and study abroad courses. Today we have nearly 100 learners and teachers in Argentina, Morocco, Czech Republic, Iceland, Kenya, and South Africa. Next week… add more in South Africa and New … Continue reading

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Spring Outreach for WKU On Demand

WKU On Demand has been very busy reaching out to students this Spring – both students who are new to WKU and students who been at Western for a while.   TOP Information Fairs at the Downing Student Union are … Continue reading

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WKU’s SGA Awards Scholarships to Seven WKU Study Away Students

WKU’s SGA Awards Scholarships to Seven WKU Study Away Students The Student Government Association (SGA) at WKU has awarded scholarships to seven WKU students taking courses this summer through WKU Study Away. Through continued support of a Study Away scholarship, … Continue reading

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Photograph Havana, Cuba with two veteran photographers, teachers and travelers!

CUBA – Photographic Workshop January 11-16, 2017* Venture behind the scenes and explore the “hidden Havana” in this short photographic workshop.  There is concern that American influence will change the historical nature of the city as more trade and commerce is … Continue reading

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