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Honors Students Attend PRSSA National Conference

The annual Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference was held in Washington D.C. October 10-14. PRSSA members from all over the U.S. came for the conference for networking and professional development. The WKU PRSSA chapter sent 4 students including 2 Honors Scholars, Katie Jaggers and Alyssa Born, to the conference. Conference attendees were able to hear from
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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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Nashville Predators Game

Come enjoy a night with the Honors College at a Nashville Predators game! The game is October 23 starting at 4:30. There are only 50 spots so bring a $35 deposit to the Honors College ASAP. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, October 8.

Honors College Welcomes Leila Watkins

After earning her M.A. and Ph. D in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan in Anarbor, MI, Dr. Leila Watkins is glad to be back in the south. Her hometown is Charlotte, North Carolina, and she received her B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Watkins teaches Honors 251. The class is a great
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Picnic with the President and BBQ with the Profs

In order to make the transition to college easier, the Honors College freshman are given several opportunities to get to know faculty and fellow students. Two events that incoming freshman get to attend are Picnic with the President and BBQ with the Professors. For Picnic with the President, students gather outside of President Gary Ransdell’s home on Chestnut Street for
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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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Mayor Speaks With Citizen and Self Class

Making a difference is about rolling up your sleeves and getting to know the community. This was the message of Mayor Bruce Wilkerson in his visit to Honors 251: Citizen and Self on Monday, March 17. Wilkerson first explained the structure of Bowling Green’s city government. He then told the story of his decision to run for public office after
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Expert Offers Advice for Student’s Success

Presentation & discussion: free, open to the public & swipeable Thu, Sep 26, 5-6pm, Gary Ransdell Auditorium Sponsored by the Honors College at WKU The 21st century is the age of globalization. No matter what your field, the global dimension is becoming increasingly important. Therefore, the more global your education and professional preparation the better prepared you will be for
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A Record Breaking H4

190 honors Freshman, the largest group ever, eagerly awaited a week of team building games and connecting to WKU at Deer Run for H4 2013. Campers were separated into North, South, East and West groups, which competed against one another for the H4 Spirit Stick. This year, South showed the most spirit, earning them the Spirit Stick for the first
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New Honors Toppers Announced

  The HonorsToppers recently added 15 new students to their ranks.  The organization is an elite group of sophomore, junior, and senior Honors scholars that represent the Honors College at WKU. These scholars come from a variety of backgrounds and represent an array of academic disciplines.  HonorsToppers are not only the face of the Honors College during campus events, such
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