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Dual Credit and Study Away Partnership Takes High School Students to New York City

Fifteen Kentucky high school students recently gained college credit and studied in New York City through a partnership between Dual Credit, Study Away and WKU’s Theatre & Dance and Economics Departments. Students took one of two online courses, including Thea … Continue reading

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WKU Lifelong Learning Gearing Up For Summer

The summer of 2015 promises to be exciting as WKU Lifelong Learning staff prepare for several youth camps and unique adult programming. String Explosion! is celebrating its 10th year and offers a week of fun music making for new and … Continue reading

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16 WKU students to participate in Indianapolis Sport Facility Symposium

by Amy Fitzpatrick WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport (KRS) has partnered with the Division of Extended Learning and Outreach’s (DELO) Study Away office to offer a summer seminar May 17-22 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Led by KRS faculty Dr. … 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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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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