Something you may not know about Western Kentucky University, it has one of the most awarded photojournalism programs in the country. One former student has landed a very prestigious recognition for his work, an image that will appear on a USPS Forever stamp.
Okay, I was going through an old journal, and I discovered an entry where I wrote about my first semester living at WKU, specifically Bemis-Lawrence Hall. This Throwback Thursday is courtesy of the fall semester of 1994.
In a John Calipari world, being offered a walk-on spot with the Cats is rare, but one of the state's most talented seniors, Taveion Hollingsworth, walked away from that opportunity instead to sign up for a scholarship with WKU.
He/she/it is lovable, vivacious, and a little on the hefty side, but that's Big Red. SB Nation College Football has taken on the monumental task of calculating the weight of all 129 college mascots. Who knew a Golden Hurricane (Tulsa) weighed over a million pounds? Watch!
At Western Kentucky University The Spirit Makes The Master and no one exemplifies that more than President Gary Ransdell. A proud WKU alum, Dr. Ransdell understands and appreciates everything that a Hilltopper embodies. For close to twenty years, Dr. Ransdell has served the university as President, but recently announced his reign as King of the Hill is winding down.
If you know anything about me, you know how much I love football. And, you know how proud I am to be a Western Kentucky Hilltopper. So, imagine my excitement when I found out that there is a Women's Football Clinic being hosted by the Hilltoppers this summer!
I think this sounds awesome...
The Western Kentucky University Owensboro Alumni chapter is hosting an the 'Dinner, Drinks and Tour of the Augenstein Alumni Center', Saturday, February 1st. Tour the beautiful new Augenstein Alumni Center and enjoy the men's basketball game against Texas State that evening!