Category Archives: Academic Outreach

CCSA open for Winter 2015-2016

Our new look-books and cards have arrived for Winter 2015 programs! Check them out… instagram.com/p/08jigCFZpF/ Applications open…

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WKU extends international reach with partnership in Iceland

A 2014 Faculty-led study abroad kicked off this new international partnership that continues to grow. Read more… And… a new program in Iceland this summer will take several WKU students to this stunning location. More…  

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Just What Is a Cohort Program?

by Crissy Priddy Even as WKU’s Cohort Program coordinator, I struggle to define it when asked by friends and family. In its simplest form, a cohort is a group. It’s a group of student peers and mentors aligned around the dream to … Continue reading

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CCSA wraps up first set of study abroad programs at WKU

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) recently wrapped up its first set of study abroad programs at WKU, including three winter programs: London Winter, London Arts and London-Dublin. Read more…

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Students take advantage of WKU Study Away courses during Winter Term 2015

More than 65 WKU students put their winter break to good use through Study Away courses during Winter Term 2015. WKU Study Away partnered with University faculty to help students take their classroom to other parts of the country and … 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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What’s Next for Blackboard?

WKU has been using Blackboard as our learning management system (LMS) since 1999. Over the years, I’ve seen many changes in how our faculty use it to teach, collaborate with students and create a sense of community. I’ve also been … Continue reading

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