Archive for the 'WKU Graduates' Category

English Alumna Mary Boothe Named PCAL Inductee Into Society of Distinguished Graduates

Mary Boothe has had an impressive undergraduate career here at WKU. Her commitment to sustainability, her research, her service, and her international experience combined to make her a deserving recipient of her most recent honor—becoming a PCAL inductee into the Society of Distinguished Graduates. Mary is heading to law school at William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA in a few
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Congratulations to Our Spring 2014 Graduates and Winners from the English Awards Ceremony

The English department has a lot to be proud of right now. First, we have a long list of wonderful Spring 2014 graduates who we would like to congratulate. We will miss seeing your faces around Cherry Hall, but know you each have bright futures ahead of you. Please keep in touch, and remember you are always welcome to visit
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Successful Interns: Saxon McCullough

Here at the Weblog, we are producing a series of interviews featuring past interns in order to gain insight into what an internship through the English department offers. An internship is a great experience, and it also adds extra credentials to your résumé! To check out some departmental offerings, visit the English Department Internship page. This week’s spotlight is Saxon
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Student Success Stories: Lindsey Westerfield (2009)

Lindsey Westerfield (Honors College 2007, MA in 2009 – both in English) is currently Director of the Russell County Public Library, and was recently elected to the Vice President of the Russell Country Chamber of Commerce. This means she will become the president next year. Favorite book/author? Too many to name! The best books are the ones that make you really
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Graduate School in English Roundtable Discussion Rescheduled

The roundtable discussion and Q and A session, “So You Think You Want to Go to Graduate School in English?” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 22 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in Cherry Hall 120. Mark your calendars now! For more information about the session, see Kayleigh Brasher’s previous post from March 21st titled “So, You Think You Want
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On Graduation Day: Some Words for Our Fall 2013 Graduates

We’re so happy to congratulate many of you on your graduation day today! From those of us you leave behind – faculty, staff, students, friends – we all wish you the best, and hope you will never become strangers to Cherry Hall. Below you’ll find some inspiring words from some very familiar sources (I wish I could take credit for
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