Archive for the 'National Renown' Category

Honors Scholar receives a Goldwater Scholarship

After diligently completing a rigorous application process, Hillary Asberry, a junior ACS Chemistry major and Mathematics minor from Lancaster, Kentucky, has received the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.  The Goldwater Scholarship is a highly competitive national scholarship with only 300 being awarded each year. Eligible students are of junior or senior status studying in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences,
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Honors scholar published in the Susquehanna Review

Rebecca Thieman, an Honors scholar and a native of Louisville was recently published in the Susquehanna Review’s 2012-2013 Edition. The highly respected publication is sourced out of Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA, and has been a strong presence in the literary world for over 40 years. The Susquehanna Review is an annual undergraduate journal that is run by students at
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Honors scholars serve others in Haiti

Arete contribution by Whitney Allen International reach is an aspect of education that WKU constantly strives for, and that the Honors College at WKU works to instill in as many students as possible. Six Honors College students are going a step further and incorporating service into their trip abroad through Water for Life, a project that works to provide clean
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Honors graduates serve globally through Rotary

The Rotary Foundation has awarded Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships to Lindsey Filiatreau and Lindsey Houchin, 2011 graduates of WKU. Each of the two scholars will travel to Africa to complete graduate coursework and engage in service in their respective countries.(Read more…)

Senior receives funds for trip to Kenya

Justin Pile, a senior in the Honors College at WKU from Coxs Creek, recently received a Foundation for Global Scholars award that will partially fund international experience in Kasigau, Kenya where he and other members of WKU’s “Partners in Caring” program will assist physicians in operating medical clinics for the region’s inhabitants.

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…)

Scholar Receives Foundation for Global Scholars Award

A senior in the Honors College, Sara Moody, has been awarded a Foundation for Global Scholars Award. (Read more…)

Scholar Receives EPA Fellowship

Clarice Esch, an Honors College student, has received a competitive fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency. (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…)

Honors College Students Receive Critical Language Scholarship

Will Meredith, J.P. Stovall, and Alyssa Surina have been awarded the highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship. This prestigious award will fund intensive language study in China. (Read more…)