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Black Drowning Deaths: An Introductory Analysis, Alena Gadberry, James Gadberry Jul 2020

Black Drowning Deaths: An Introductory Analysis, Alena Gadberry, James Gadberry

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

Black children between the ages of 5 and 14 are 2.6 times more likely to drown than white children. A systematic exclusion from public pools and other forms of water activities over time has led to a lack of cultural capital involving aquatics among black families. Pierre Bourdieu has provided a theoretical foundation in which to understand this issue. The social fields created by generational socialization have made blacks feel like they have no place in the water. It will take a restructuring of the social institutions to set in motion the socialization (or a re-socialization) of new and ...


Ua19/16/1 Hilltopper Football 2019 Bowl Guide, Wku Athletic Media Relations Dec 2019

Ua19/16/1 Hilltopper Football 2019 Bowl Guide, Wku Athletic Media Relations

WKU Archives Records

Media guide for the First Responder Bowl, WKU vs. Western Michigan University.


Hbcus Importance To The Black Community, Jarrett A. Torromeo Oct 2019

Hbcus Importance To The Black Community, Jarrett A. Torromeo

Student Publications

This paper looks at the importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Black community. It explores how they are necessary in order to bring a sense of belonging to the Black community and how they can grow. They are critically underfunded compared to other universities/colleges but this can change with the sports that they have to offer.


Ua19/16/2 Basketball Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Oct 2019

Ua19/16/2 Basketball Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations

WKU Archives Records

Press releases regarding WKU's basketball team from August to December 2019.


Mattingly, Alix, B. 1990 (Fa 1287), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Mattingly, Alix, B. 1990 (Fa 1287), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1287. Student collection titled “We Walk By Faith” in which Alix Mattingly undertakes a genealogical exploration of her family’s personal connection to St. Ann Catholic Church and School in Morganfield, Kentucky. Mattingly’s paper examines how religion, segregation, and education intersect in ways that have a lasting effect on understandings of heritage and identity. The collection also contains photographs, a partial transcript, and a copy of the audio interview recording.


Ua19/16/2 Track & Field Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2019

Ua19/16/2 Track & Field Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations

WKU Archives Records

Press releases regarding WKU's track and field teams for 2019.


Currey, Cathy (Fa 1210), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Currey, Cathy (Fa 1210), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1210. Student folk studies project titled “The History of African-American Education in Christian County, [Kentucky].” Narrative history which includes historical and architectural information, photographs, and other documentation regarding African American schools in Christian County, Kentucky.


Ua19/16/2 Basketball Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Oct 2018

Ua19/16/2 Basketball Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations

WKU Archives Records

Press releases regarding WKU's basketball team from August to December 2018.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs Jul 2018

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter recapping the top stories of the week.


A Study Of The Relationship Between School Support, Family Support, Community Support, And Postsecondary Education Among Former Teen Mothers In North Carolina, Sibrenna George May 2018

A Study Of The Relationship Between School Support, Family Support, Community Support, And Postsecondary Education Among Former Teen Mothers In North Carolina, Sibrenna George

Electronic Theses & Dissertations Collection for Atlanta University & Clark Atlanta University

This study examines the relationship between school support, family support, community support, teen parenting programs and postsecondary education among teen mothers in North Carolina. The sample consisted of 212 participants who became teen mothers between the ages of 13-19 and have since attained postsecondary education. The variables used for the study included the following: school support, family support, community support, teen parenting programs, resilience, and mentoring. The research employed a 33-item, five-point Likert scale questionnaire. Explanatory design was utilized to create the study. Purposive and snowball sampling was utilized to gather the data. The findings of the study, overall, indicates ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs Mar 2018

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter recapping the top stories of the week.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs Mar 2018

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter recapping the top stories of the week.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs Feb 2018

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter recapping the top stories of the week.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs Feb 2018

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter recapping the top stories of the week.


Ua1c6/5 Conferences / Workshops Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2018

Ua1c6/5 Conferences / Workshops Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of conferences and workshops.


Ua12/2/1 Wkuherald321, Wku Student Affairs Dec 2017

Ua12/2/1 Wkuherald321, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter recapping the top stories of the week.


Knowledge And Beliefs About Cancer In African American Population, Rabindra P. Gautam Dhs, Deven Shah Phd, Eric Matthews Phd Apr 2017

Knowledge And Beliefs About Cancer In African American Population, Rabindra P. Gautam Dhs, Deven Shah Phd, Eric Matthews Phd

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States, taking the lives of one in four Americans each year (American Cancer Society [ACS], 2015). A total of 1,658,370 new cancer cases and 589,430 deaths from cancer were projected to occur in the United States in 2015 (ACS, 2015). In 2013, approximately 176,630 new cancer cases and 64,880 deaths from cancer were projected to occur in African American communities. The majority of diagnoses were cancers of the prostate, lung, colon, rectum, breast, and colorectal region (ACS, 2013). For most cancers, African Americans ...


Black And Latino Fathers Of Students With Autism: Culturally Responsive Support, Michael D. Hannon, Kaprea F. Johnson, Nicole A. Christian, Lachan V. Hannon Jan 2017

Black And Latino Fathers Of Students With Autism: Culturally Responsive Support, Michael D. Hannon, Kaprea F. Johnson, Nicole A. Christian, Lachan V. Hannon

Counseling & Human Services Faculty Publications

Perspectives from five Black and Latino fathers of students with autism are shared from this qualitative pilot study. The fathers were asked to describe the most helpful forms of support from school counselors. One-time, semi-structured interviews were conducted and interpreted with the thematic analysis method. Results suggest support from other parents, and specifically from other fathers, with shared experiences is most helpful. Recommendations for school counseling practice and research are shared.


Ua1f Wku Cultural Diversity, Wku Archives Jan 2017

Ua1f Wku Cultural Diversity, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Bibliography of sources related to cultural diversity at WKU.


Back To Africa In The 21st Century: The Cultural Reconnection Experiences Of African American Women, Marcia Tate Arunga Jan 2017

Back To Africa In The 21st Century: The Cultural Reconnection Experiences Of African American Women, Marcia Tate Arunga

Dissertations & Theses

The purpose of this study is to examine the lived experiences of 18 African American women who went to Kenya, East Africa as part of a Cultural Reconnection delegation. A qualitative narrative inquiry method was used for data collection. This was an optimal approach to honoring the authentic voices of African American women. Eighteen African American women shared their stories, revelations, feelings and thoughts on reconnecting in their ancestral homeland of Africa. The literature discussed includes diasporic returns as a subject of study, barriers to the return including the causes of historic trauma, and how Black women as culture bearers ...


Research Brief On Eti Prison Studies, John Pawasarat, Lois M. Quinn Jan 2016

Research Brief On Eti Prison Studies, John Pawasarat, Lois M. Quinn

ETI Publications

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute worked with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and state Department of Public Instruction in the 1980s to improve educational programs at state correctional facilities incarcerating juveniles. In the 1990s ETI assisted the Milwaukee County Executive’s Youth Initiative to identify youth populations in need of intervention if future incarceration was to be prevented. From 2007 to 2016 ETI research and technical assistance focused on employment needs of Milwaukee County adult males who had been incarcerated in Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities.


Research Brief On Eti Studies Of African American And Latino Access To Jobs, John Pawasarat, Lois M. Quinn Jan 2016

Research Brief On Eti Studies Of African American And Latino Access To Jobs, John Pawasarat, Lois M. Quinn

ETI Publications

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute conducted research studies from 1994-2014 on access of African Americans and Latinos to equal employment opportunities for the City of Milwaukee, NAACP, Private Industry Council of Milwaukee County (MAWIB/Employ Milwaukee), Milwaukee Public Schools, Helen Bader Foundation, and Greater Milwaukee Foundation. The analysis focused on labor market issues for African Americans, Hispanics and other non-Caucasian populations as critical to addressing housing integration and economic concerns in local communities. The ETI prepared a series of report cards on hiring practices and challenges for Milwaukee area companies and governments, provided customized tables showing diversity ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 17, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2015

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 17, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Mathews, Carly. Plans Begin for Active Shooter Training Program – Mass Shootings
  • Henderson, Andrew. Fundraising Campaign Helps Student Achieve Life-Long Dream – Shawn Sattazahn, Skydiving
  • Sullivan, Tommy. Roundabout Proves to Be Cost-Effective, Safe – US31-W, Nasville Road, Streets
  • Wright, Samantha. State Department Assistant Secretary to Speak on Friday – Anne Richard
  • Pettway, Shantel. Student Wins FUSE Grant at GIS Conference – Ryan Uthoff, Faculty-Undergraduate Student Engagement, Geography & Geology
  • Mayo, Marcel. Student Government Association Discusses Listening Tours, Sustainability Day
  • Winstead, John. WKU Avoids Issues on Campus – Racism
  • Richey, Jay. Bowling Green Lacks Rights for Renters ...


Ua3/9/7 Howard Bailey Retirement, Wku President's Office - Ransdell Oct 2015

Ua3/9/7 Howard Bailey Retirement, Wku President's Office - Ransdell

WKU Archives Records

Email from WKU president Gary Ransdell to faculty & staff regarding Howard Bailey's retirement.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2015

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Henderson, Andrew. Compensation Target of Board of Regents Investigation – Salaries, Budget
  • Sandefur, Alex. Students Weigh Pros, Cons of Honors College Membership
  • Brown, Monica. Students, Faculty Respond to Kentucky Gubernatorial Election – Politics
  • Mayo, Marcel. Student Government Association Increases Outreach to Regional Campuses – WKU Glasgow, WKU Elizabethtown/Fort Knox, WKU Owensboro
  • Mayo, Marcel. Student Government Association Plans to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
  • Wright, Samantha. 2015 Kentucky Hopeline Drive Helps Victims of Domestic Abuse – Telephones
  • Editorial Cartoon Another Shooting – Gun Violence
  • Culture of Violence Is to Blame for Mass Shootings
  • Hardin, Scout ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 13, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2015

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 13, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Henderson, Andrew & Kae Holloway. Universities Prepare to Advocate for State Funding – Budget
  • Wright, Samantha. Eric Reed Named Interim Dean of Graduate School
  • Henderson, Andrew. Faculty, Staff Salary Information Requires Net ID Login – Computer Hacking, Freedom of Information
  • Pettway, Shantel. Students Give Back During Fall Break Service Learning Trip – New Orleans
  • Young, Alyse & Tommy Sullivan. Facilities Management, Housing Manage Mold, Mildew Outbreak – Housing & Residence Life, Helm-Cravens Library, Tate Page Hall, Cherry Hall, Jones Jaggers Hall
  • Matthews, Carly. Annual Report Presents Decreasing Crime Trends – WKU Police
  • Mayo, Marcel. Student Government Association ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 12, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2015

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 12, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Henderson, Andrew. Former Swim Team Member Files Federal Lawsuit Against University – Collin Craig
  • Ares, Nicole. Straight Outta the Garden – Urban Farming, Agriculture
  • Young, Alyse & Tommy Sullivan. Departments Move Into Honors College & International Center
  • Mayo, Marcel. Consignment Store a Possibility for Students
  • Mayo, Marcel. Baptist Campus Ministry Organizes Mission Trip to Southeast Asia – Baptist Student Union
  • Pettway, Shantel. WKU Student Questions Presidential Candidate on Muslim Americans – Lillian Nellans, Donald Trump, Politicians
  • Wright, Samantha. Changes to Refund System Push Back Disbursement – Student Financial Aid
  • Hardin, Scout. Fall in Love with Layers ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 11, Wku Student Affairs Sep 2015

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 11, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Harney, Lashana. Enrollment Numbers Drop 0.2 Percent - Registrar
  • Henderson, Andrew. Board of Regents Committees Hold September Meeting
  • Wright, Samantha. Board of Regents Committee Approves New Physical Therapy Department – Curriculum
  • Mayo, Marcel. MajorRedz to Host First Ever Talent Show
  • Shaffer, Hannah. Cigarette Butts Pose Beautification Problem on Campus – Smoking, Tobacco
  • Freeman, Shane. The Green Inferno – Movie Review
  • Editorial Cartoon Lips are Sealed on Sexual Assault
  • Lips Sealed: WKU’s Response to Sexual Assault Needs to Change
  • Hardin, Scout. Dressing to Impress: First Date Do’s & Don’ts for Star-Crossed ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 10, Wku Student Affairs Sep 2015

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 10, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Hederson, Andrew & Samantha Wright. Gary Ransdell Offers Insight Into Confucius Institute
  • Sullivan, Tommy. Pearce-Ford Tower Loses Nine Resident Assistants – Housing & Residence Life
  • Wright, Samantha. Faculty, Staff Salaries Could See A Boost Soon – Budget
  • Mayo, Marcel. Student Government Association Disapproves Confucius Institute Building Process
  • Henderson, Andrew. U.S. Bancorp CEO Lectures Students on Leadership – Richard Davis
  • Henderson, Andrew. Housing & Residence Life Director Steve Briggs Resigns
  • Pettway, Shantel. Student Presents Research at Atlanta Conference – Marcus Stubbs, Association for the Study of African American Life & History, ASAALH
  • Holloway, Kae. Let Us Take ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 9, Wku Student Affairs Sep 2015

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 91, No. 9, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Sullivan, Tommy. Event Kicks Off Campus Fire Safety Month – Environmental Health & Safety
  • Shaffer, Hannah. Forensics Team Hosts Season Opener
  • Wright, Samantha. WKU Recognized for Campus Landscape – National Wildlife Federation
  • Brown, Monica. WKU Offers Nursing Program on Farmers’ Health – Agriculture
  • Shaffer, Hannah. Student Government Association Delays Contract With Transport Company Uber
  • Henderson, Andrew. Gary Ransdell Addresses University Senate Meeting
  • Crowe, Shawn. Letter to the Editor – Campus Landscape
  • King, Jennifer. Editorial Cartoon Black Lives Matter
  • Black Lives Matter Kept Alive at WKU
  • Hardin, Scout. New York Fashion Week Firsthand
  • Big To-Do ...