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Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 65, No. 56, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2020

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 65, No. 56, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Houchens, Gary. Students Still Run Herald, Talisman
  • Howard, Laura. Busy Legislature, Faculty Raises Slow Budget
  • Carlton, Jill. Commencement a Family Affair for Three Graduates – Oakes Family
  • Hoover, Amy. Egg Drop Part of Weekend’s Science Games
  • Bart White to Head Faculty Senate Again
  • Tree will be Dedicated to Deceased Student – Perry Newby
  • Dance Professor Beverly Veenker Gains Recognition
  • Vice President Application Deadline Set
  • 1990 Marsupial Awards
  • Rountree, Ron. Addressing Religion – New Age
  • Black, Sam. $400,000 Still Needed for Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Dorris, Donna ...


Elkton Motor Company - Elkton, Kentucky (Sc 3526), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2020

Elkton Motor Company - Elkton, Kentucky (Sc 3526), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3526. Letter, December 1939, from Elkton Motor Company, Elkton, Kentucky, wishing the recipient a Merry Christmas and suggesting the purchase of a new 1940 Ford V-8 as a family gift. The letterhead features a car wrapped as a Christmas present.


Team Creation Methods In Practice: Understanding The Potential Effects Of Nonverbal Communication In The Leadership Of Team Formation, Troy Allen Robertson Apr 2020

Team Creation Methods In Practice: Understanding The Potential Effects Of Nonverbal Communication In The Leadership Of Team Formation, Troy Allen Robertson

Dissertations

Teams require leadership, even if they are self-managed. The group of individuals who make up a team must be gathered in some form or another. For self managed teams to function successfully, the first step is the process of creating the team. Many aspects may factor into the creation process. Often time is of the essence and methods to quickly assess and form teams show merit. First impressions in general are based largely on nonverbal communication. The focus of this mixed-methods concurrent embedded study is to analyze the potential effects of nonverbal communication on influencing team creation. A group of ...


Online Shoppers Spending On Fresh Produce; Do Those On Government Assistance Spend Less?, Wyatt Tucker Lucas Apr 2020

Online Shoppers Spending On Fresh Produce; Do Those On Government Assistance Spend Less?, Wyatt Tucker Lucas

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study applies an Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) model to explain differences in the amount that online shoppers might spend per month on fresh produce, given specific consumer characteristics. It also uses a multinomial logit model to determine the relative probability of online shoppers spending more or less, given specific consumer characteristics. The independent variable of interest in both models is whether or not the respondent is a recipient of a government assistance food program. These analyses used data from a stratified random sample of 1,205 online shoppers residing in the southern region of the United States. “Online shoppers ...


Buckberry, Ray B., Jr., B. 1934 - Collector (Mss 688), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2020

Buckberry, Ray B., Jr., B. 1934 - Collector (Mss 688), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and digital scans for some files for Manuscripts Collection 688. Material collected by Bowling Green, Kentucky attorney, Ray B. Buckberry, Jr. for presentations he prepared about the history of grocery stores locally and nationally and about Operation Tiger, the practice battle for D-Day on Slapton Sands, Devon, England on 28 April 1944 during World War II.


Johnson Funeral Home - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 684), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2020

Johnson Funeral Home - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 684), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 684. Records of the Johnson Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and its predecessors Satterfield-Eakin-Dawson Funeral Home and Eakin-Johnson Funeral Home, containing data about the deceased, survivors, funeral details and expenses, and other related information.


Campbell Collection (Mss 683), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2020

Campbell Collection (Mss 683), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 683. Correspondence and papers primarily relating to the service of Elvis R. Campbell, Bowling Green, Kentucky, in the public works department of city government and at Detrex Corporation. Includes a few personal and family papers.


Scotchwhisky101.Com: A User-Friendly, Persona-Driven Website, William Dillon Miller Jan 2020

Scotchwhisky101.Com: A User-Friendly, Persona-Driven Website, William Dillon Miller

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Within the realm of web design and marketing, it is easy for the designer to get caught up in what he/she thinks the site needs to look like. The problem is that web users are trying to accomplish specific tasks, and websites need to be tailored towards these users, not towards the designer. To work on this problem, I chose to make a website entitled “scotchwhisky101.com.” Most websites about single malts are too information-heavy and/or outdated. I used this problem to learn methods of user-oriented web design. To achieve this end, I gathered data through a survey ...


Let My People Stay: A Nonprofit's Role In Immigrant Lives, Karla Villa Jan 2020

Let My People Stay: A Nonprofit's Role In Immigrant Lives, Karla Villa

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

This project draws on research that I conducted May to August 2019 with a nonprofit organization, La Casita Center, that provides services to the Hispanic immigrant community in Louisville KY. Despite what appears to be a bleak time in our country for immigrants and immigration reform, there is hope found in the organizations that are working to support and fill the gap that the national government has left. I draw on interviews and participant observation research conducted with staff at La Casita Center to

  1. Analyze how La Casita staff decide which resources and projects to implement.

  2. Consider how the current ...


Cassidy, Paul S., 1908-1998 (Sc 3497), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2019

Cassidy, Paul S., 1908-1998 (Sc 3497), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3497. Letters written by Paul S. Cassidy--likely in the 1950s--soliciting for the purchase of small rental houses for a company called "The Rental Pool" in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Application Of Critical Chain Project Management To The Production Part Approval Process, David Podolak Oct 2019

Application Of Critical Chain Project Management To The Production Part Approval Process, David Podolak

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Daicel Safety Systems Americas, INC has traditionally utilized various methods to manage project completions including the Critical Path Method (CPM). Though these methods have led to successful project completions, they often come with adverse effects. Due to the amount of literature and advancement in the project management discipline, alternative options such as Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) have gained popularity. CCPM seeks to perfect the CPM approach by recognizing resource constraints and the critical chains dependency on them while safeguarding completion dates with buffers. CCPM offers project managers an option to remove resource inefficiency and stalling while meeting deadlines.

The ...


Ua80/1 Meeting Agenda, W Club Oct 2019

Ua80/1 Meeting Agenda, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting agenda for the October 2019 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors.


The Kentucky Cabinet For Health And Family Services’ Response To The Hepatitis A Virus Outbreak In Kentucky: An Idea Model Analysis, Rachel Leigh Cato Oct 2019

The Kentucky Cabinet For Health And Family Services’ Response To The Hepatitis A Virus Outbreak In Kentucky: An Idea Model Analysis, Rachel Leigh Cato

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The hepatitis A crisis in Kentucky is unprecedented compared to other states. With thousands of hospitalizations and over 60 deaths in the state of Kentucky alone, there is a need to evaluate the government’s response to the hepatitis A virus (HAV) epidemic. Therefore, the instructional risk communication messages that are being conveyed by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (KCHFS) are instrumental in the education and action plans of Kentuckians who are at risk of contracting HAV.

This study utilizes the IDEA Model Thematic Analysis Codebook as a guide to analyze the KCHFS’ risk communication regarding the ...


Superintendent Recruitment: Effects Of Superintendent Job Status, School Councils (Principal Selection Models), District Wealth, And Signing Bonus On Applicant Rating Of The Job, Mark Jeffery Martin Oct 2019

Superintendent Recruitment: Effects Of Superintendent Job Status, School Councils (Principal Selection Models), District Wealth, And Signing Bonus On Applicant Rating Of The Job, Mark Jeffery Martin

Dissertations

This nearly perfect replicated study (Millay, 2003) was a superintendent recruitment simulation with the purpose of investigating factors that influence recruiting qualified individuals to serve as district superintendents of public schools. The study was a factorial experiment involving a four-way 2 x 2 x 2 x (3 x S) fixed-factor betweenwithin analysis of variance (ANOVA) which yielded 24 cells. The participants in the study were Kentucky Superintendents (N = 72) and individuals in Kentucky certified to be a school superintendent (N = 72) but employed in another position.

The between-groups variables were superintendent job status (superintendent, certified), district wealth (high, low), and ...


Smith, Zachariah Frederick, 1827-1911 (Sc 3472), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Smith, Zachariah Frederick, 1827-1911 (Sc 3472), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3472. Letter, 15 August 1875, of Zachariah F. Smith, Eminence, Kentucky, in reference to a report and map of the Cumberland & Ohio Railroad Company. The letter outlines some steps to be taken, in Smith's opinion, for the development of this intended trunk line south from Cincinnati, Ohio, including the need to secure additional financing. The report and map are not included.


Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club Sep 2019

Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting minutes for the September 2019 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors.


Ua80/1 Meeting Agenda, W Club Sep 2019

Ua80/1 Meeting Agenda, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting agenda for the September 2019 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors.


Young, Kathleen Louise "Kay" (Fa 1327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Young, Kathleen Louise "Kay" (Fa 1327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1327. Student folk studies project titled “Ginseng: A Treasured Kentucky Herb That Goes to China” about the business of buying and selling ginseng in Grayson County, Kentucky and the growing and harvesting of ginseng in Simpson County, Kentucky. Photos include the growing stages of the ginseng plant, the harvesting process, and the informants.


Dyer, Susan Joan (Spear) (Fa 1326), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Dyer, Susan Joan (Spear) (Fa 1326), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project FA 1326. Student folk studies project titled “’Sengin’: Cultivation of an Endangered Species” about growing and harvesting ginseng in Williamson County, Tennessee. Photos include the growing stages of the ginseng plant, the harvesting process, and related tools.


Graham, Regina (Fa 1320), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Graham, Regina (Fa 1320), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1320. Papers titled "The Passing of the Country Store in the Willowtown Area of Taylor County" by Regina Graham for a folk studies class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. This includes regional documentation of previous and present stores with histories of ownership. Includes map and photographs.


Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club Aug 2019

Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting minutes for the August 2019 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors.


Reppert, Charles Kramer, 1842-1921 (Sc 3456), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Reppert, Charles Kramer, 1842-1921 (Sc 3456), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3456. Letter, 24 July 1864, of Charles K. Reppert, Louisville, Kentucky, to his brother William E. Reppert, then serving with a Pennsylvania cavalry company at Nashville, Tennessee. He reports on the progress of their business making and marketing “Silver Pearl Soap,” the difficulty of trade in Kentucky without proof of loyalty to the Union, and his hopes to eventually sell the business. He also remarks on an upcoming military draft and that “the Negro Enlistments have cleared Kentucky.”


Ua80/1 Meeting Agenda, W Club Aug 2019

Ua80/1 Meeting Agenda, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting agenda for the August 2019 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors


West Kentucky Coal Company - Sturgis, Kentucky (Mss 670), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

West Kentucky Coal Company - Sturgis, Kentucky (Mss 670), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 570. Accounting records, chiefly accounts payable, for West Kentucky Coal Company headquartered in Sturgis, Kentucky. Most transactions include receipts from a given vendor along with a summary voucher from West Kentucky Coal. Also includes some payroll records.


The Impact Of Campus Facilities On The Recruitment Of Students In Higher Education, Lucinnda Sue Mcdonald Jul 2019

The Impact Of Campus Facilities On The Recruitment Of Students In Higher Education, Lucinnda Sue Mcdonald

Dissertations

The statement often has been made over the years that university recruitment efforts are strongly impacted by campus facilities. The subject has been a topic of research over the past several decades. This study indicates that as generations change and times change, the significance of various aspects of the university to the prospective student change as well.


This research effort is a mixed-methods study to provide insight on the facilities current students deem most important when determining which college or university they will attend. The research for this study was conducted through an online survey asking students to:

• Choose which ...


Bush, Elkanah Turner, 1832-1900 (Mss 667), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Bush, Elkanah Turner, 1832-1900 (Mss 667), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scans of scrapbooks (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 667. Account book kept by Elkanah Turner Bush for a grocery/general store in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Subsequently the account book was used by John D. Read of Sumner County, Tennessee to record information about his Sumner County, Tennessee farm.


Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club May 2019

Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting minutes for the May 2019 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors, includes July 2019 executive committee meeting minutes.


Account Books - Barren County, Kentucky (Mss 666), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Account Books - Barren County, Kentucky (Mss 666), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 666. Two account books for mercantile establishments in Barren County, Kentucky. One, 1832-1833, contains accounts for what is believed to be a general store. The other, 1902-1903, is believed to be an account book for the South Kentucky Oil Company which was selling items such as coal, kerosene, cement, and other oil field products.


Edwards, John, 1748-1837 (Sc 3417), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Edwards, John, 1748-1837 (Sc 3417), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3417. Letter, 12 December 1824, of John Edwards, Lexington, Kentucky to George W. Williams, Paris, Kentucky. The former U.S. senator offers to discuss the terms on which Williams is to hire out slaves for Edwards’s factory business, but declines his request to train them in cigar-making. He also reports on his law studies, his hopes for financial success, and on a recent visit to Frankfort, Kentucky, where he found state legislators to be “mere factionists,” “without intelligence, without principle, dignity, [or] virtue.”


Gilliam Candy Company - Paducah, Kentucky (Sc 3387), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Gilliam Candy Company - Paducah, Kentucky (Sc 3387), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3387. Letters of Cleve Gilliam of the Gilliam Candy Company, “Manufacturers of ‘Blue Grass’ Brand Candies,” Paducah, Kentucky, to Edwin Larrance, Indianapolis, Indiana, whose health problems are inhibiting his work as the company’s Indiana sales representative. Gilliam complains of the decline in business and of the further difficulty of maintaining profits while supplying free sample boxes of candy. The final letter praises Larrance but terminates the company’s arrangement with him.