Monthly Archives: November 2015

CCSA awards Storyteller Scholarships to 7 students

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), a nonprofit consortium that develops, plans and coordinates study abroad programs in predominantly English-speaking countries, has awarded Storyteller Scholarships to seven college students throughout the United States. Read more…

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Society for Lifelong Learning Hosts Food For Thought Event Featuring Don McGuire from the Hilltoppers Quartet

Over 160 people attended the November 4 Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU (SLL) Food For Thought featuring Don McGuire from the legendary Hilltoppers quartet. The only living member of the original quartet, McGuire provided engaging and humorous insight into … Continue reading

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Potter College Faculty-Led Study Abroad Fair

The Potter College Faculty-Led Study Abroad Fair will be held next Tuesday, Nov. 17th between 10:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the Cherry Hall Lobby. The English Department will host the Potter College Faculty-Led Study Abroad Fair in Cherry Hall … Continue reading

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NCES data on ‘non-traditional’ learners: DELO’s role in serving today’s learners

In DELO we are always looking for data to inform our work with students. We were especially excited to see a briefing from the NCES on information we already knew, today’s students are more diverse and less ‘traditional’ than ever! … Continue reading

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Competency-based Education Is Gaining Ground

As evidenced by the front page of the Chronicle this week, competency-based education (CBE) is a hot topic. WKU is a part of the Competency-Based Education Network (article sidebar) whose work centers on advocating for the effectiveness of quality CBE online … Continue reading

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