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Honors College Graduates Recognized At Annual Luncheon

The Honors College at WKU recognized more than 200 graduates, the largest class in its history, at the annual Honors College Graduation Luncheon on May 13. At the commencement ceremonies on May 14, several Honors College graduates were recognized as Scholars of the Colleges and Jessica Canada was honored as the Ogden Foundation Scholar. From 68 majors across all academic colleges,
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Pre-K for a Day

On May 6th, a small team of Honors scholars organized an event called Pre-K for a Day as the culmination of a semester-long research project on anxiety. Our goal was to fill Centennial Mall for one afternoon with arts and crafts, sidewalk chalk, Play-doh, 90’s music, and other nostalgic forms of childhood fun and relaxation. This project was a unique
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Congratulations Homecoming Representatives

The Honors College would like to congratulate all of the Homecoming Representatives! Ellie Jolly won Homecoming Queen. Bennett Peck was first runner-up, and Grace McCullough was second runner-up. Ellie, Bennett, and Grace are all Honors scholars. Ellie Jolly, Homecoming Queen Bennett Peck, First Runner-Up Grace McCullough, Second Runner-Up

Getting to Know Shelley Spalding

The 2014 Honors College Homecoming representative is Shelley Spalding. For Shelley, the Honors College has provided her with experiences that she will never forget. Shelley is a history and Spanish major from Lebanon, Kentucky. She first visited WKU at the encouragement of her sister. She liked the educational challenge that the Honors College offers. On campus, Shelley is an Honors
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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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Honors College Hosts Kentucky Honors Roundtable

Over the weekend, WKU hosted the Kentucky Honors Roundtable Conference. Students from different Honors Programs/Colleges in Kentucky attended the conference. Those universities included Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky State University, Morehead State University, Murray State University, Northern Kentucky University, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, and Western Kentucky University. New to the conference this year was Henderson Community College, which just
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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.

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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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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