Archive for the 'Alumni' Category

WKU Alumni at UK White Coat Ceremony

On September 19, 7 WKU alumni attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony. This ceremony was held to honor their entrance into the profession of dentistry. Spencer Wright and Morgan Murrell are both Honors College alumni. Back row left to right: Spencer Wright, J.D. Shadburn, Austin Webb, and Shawn Stringer Front row left to right: Morgan
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Honors Alum Going on Tour

Honors College graduate Joey Coe, class of 2011, has been busy since graduating from WKU. He will be heading out on a national tour with his band Mount Saint Elias. Joey took some time to catch the Honors College up on what he has been doing since graduating. Q: What have you been up to since leaving the Honors College?
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Honors College on Tour for Alums

The Honors College is coming to a city near you! Enjoy a reception with Dr. Cobane and take advantage of the opportunity to network, reunite with fellow alums, and hear about the latest HC happenings, like our new building. Dates and locations are as follows: Nashville, TN April 12 The Local Taco- 146 Pewitt Drive, Brentwood 6:30 pm Louisville, KY
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The Honors College community welcomes new admissions counselor

The Honors College at WKU is a gold mine of worthwhile opportunities. Students involved in the program are provided with countless experiences that can further enrich their academic learning and better them as individuals, with Study Abroad and Undergraduate Research always at their fingertips. The limits are endless, it seems, but in order to make those dreams a reality, the
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Members of the Honors College Parents’ Advisory Council receive volunteer award

Arete contribution submitted by Amber Thompson Western Kentucky University takes pride in the fact that it is an “American University with International Reach,” but countless volunteers from WKU also reach out to their communities within the United States.  Each year during homecoming week, WKU recognizes its outstanding alumni volunteers at the Summit Awards.  The recipients of this year’s Summit Awards
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New GRE format brings additional test prep resources from the Honors Club

By Arete contributor Amber Thompson Are you planning on pursuing a degree in graduate school?  Do you need help finding a place to start?  The Honors Club Student Planning Board is sponsoring study sessions for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in March to help students become familiar with the new format of the exam and learn valuable test-taking strategies.  The
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Honors College graduate applies to become mock astronaut

Honors College scholars at WKU have been known to travel to the edges of the earth, including China, India, England, France, Australia, among dozens of other locations around the globe. But one Honors College graduate has interests out of this world—literally. Meredith Bartley, a 2009 graduate of the Honors College at WKU with a degree in biology, applied to become
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2010 graduate published in leading journal

Johnathan Brantley, a 2010 graduate of the Honors College at WKU, recently published an article in Science, a leading journal for scientific research.

Rachel Reetzke to Begin a Fulbright in China

Rachel Reetzke, a graduate of the Honors College and a Chinese Flagship Participant, will begin a Fulbright Research Fellowship in China this fall to study Autism. (Read more…)

Honors College Alum Receives Princeton in Asia Fellowship

On Saturday, Chris Colonna graduated from WKU as the Ogden Foundation Scholar, the highest academic honor at WKU. Now the Elizabethtown native and John Hardin High School graduate is preparing to spend a year teaching English at Mae Fah Luang University in Chiang Rai, Thailand (Read more…)