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Greetings from Turkey

Hey! I’m Nate Hovee, and I’m proud to be a senior (5th year) Honors student at WKU. I’m currently majoring in both theatre and broadcasting with concentrations in acting and TV/ film production. My original hometown is Portland, Oregon, so I’m quite adventurous by nature. Now I live in Paintsville, Kentucky, though I’m hardly ever home enough to call it
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Community flourishes in Honors residence hall

Community bonds grow strong in Minton Hall, the Honors freshman residence hall. Read one student’s account of becoming involved in the Honors community.

Family of Honors student named WKU Family of the Year

Tim and Ellen Gott met on the third floor of Tate Page Hall when they were students at WKU and got married one year after they graduated. After 20 years, they returned to WKU, a place that has become a family tradition.

Sophomore makes a splash on the hill

Swim at 6:00 a.m. Weights at 7:30 a.m. If there is a meet coming up, weekends are booked. All of this, plus the regular homework load of an Honors College student.

Scholar practices abracadabra

Having practiced magic since the age of 10, Honors freshman Brice Harney has hundreds of tricks up his sleeve.

Video: Hemingway & Faulkner course leaves the classroom

An Honors English class spent two days in Chicago visiting sites relevant to the early years of Ernest Hemingway’s life. “Hemingway & Faulkner”, a course offered each fall, also visits Oxford, Miss., the home of William Faulkner.

Video: Community starts early

H4, the Honors Freshman Orientation Retreat, is held each August to welcome new Honors students into the Honors community. Registration information is available early in the summer.

Whitney Montgomery represents Honors College during homecoming festivities

Glitter. Sequins. Pompoms. Brightly colored Mardi Gras masks. Chaos. Kids. And the WKU Homecoming Queen candidates were in the middle of it all. Among them was the Honors College’s own representative, Whitney Montgomery.

Students leap into Honors community

Friendship trods out concern during the Honors freshman orientation retreat. Read about one student’s experience with the community bonding experience.

Scholars present research at Kentucky Honors Roundtable

Six Honors College at WKU scholars recently traveled to Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky. to participate in Kentucky Honors Roundtable: a twice-annual gathering of student researchers and faculty members to share newly created knowledge and reflect on experiential learning opportunities.