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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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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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WKU students make world their classroom during Winter Term

During this month’s three-week Winter Term, 20 WKU faculty are expanding their classrooms and helping WKU students create a unique global learning experience through Faculty-Led Study Abroad (FLSA) with 10 programs spanning four continents. From the jungles of Peru to the … Continue reading

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CWD August 19-23rd

CWD has had another very exciting week! First I would like to say a special thank you to Linda Jones for all her energy, leadership, professionalism, and work over the last 10 years as part of the CPD team. We … Continue reading

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Simpson County Training Consortium Receives $75k Grant

The Simpson County Training Consortium, located in Franklin, Kentucky has recently been awarded a $75k Bluegrass State Skills Grant from the Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet. The matching grant could result in a total of $150k toward improving and promoting employment … Continue reading

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Chinese Tea Ceremony

On Wednesday, April 24th the WKU Chinese Club hosted a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony. The event was sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages, the Confucius Institute, the Student Government Association, and Distance Learning. Chinese instructor Ke Peng has worked … Continue reading

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Changes in the faces of DELO

Happy Holidays!  This has been a semester to remember for the Division – we’ve made record strides in enrollment growth in distance learning, in dual credit, cohort and incubator programs, and notable successes in summer sessions, and independent learning.  Manon … Continue reading

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Spring Registration Kick-off

Independent Learning hosted their Spring Registration Kick-off December 4th and 5th.  Tables were set-up in MMTH and in Garrett Conference Center.  Students were given information about on demand courses offered through Independent Learning as well as ear headphones. There are … Continue reading

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Charlotte Rice, student worker for Study Away/Continuing and Professional Dev/Lifelong Learning was chosen as part of the 2012 WKU Homecoming Court. Charlotte is the daughter of John and Sara Rice. She is a middle grades mathematics major and was sponsored … Continue reading

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Winter Term Registration Rallies

Winter Term registration is going on NOW! To help kick off registration, Winter Term staff handed out hot chocolate, white squirrel shirts, and fleece headbands on Tuesday (Grise Hall) and Wednesday (MMTH and Cherry Hall).  We had great turnouts at … Continue reading

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