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A Look Into The College Readiness Needs Of First Time College Students, Lindsey Coomer Cox Apr 2019

A Look Into The College Readiness Needs Of First Time College Students, Lindsey Coomer Cox

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study examines the college readiness needs of first year college students based on experiences from students and staff involved with a first year transitional initiative program at Western Kentucky University. The purpose of the study is to share students’ college readiness needs with public school systems in hopes to intervene with these needs before students arrive at college. A total of 45 participants volunteered to be in focus groups, an interview, and complete a survey. Two research questions were proposed: What college readiness needs still exist for first time college students upon entrance to a four year public university ...


Cornette, James Percival, 1908-1986 (Sc 3374), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Cornette, James Percival, 1908-1986 (Sc 3374), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3374. Letter, 5 June 1956, to WKU faculty member Frances Richards from James P. Cornette, a former colleague and now president of West Texas State College, expressing his appreciation of a recent visit with her. Also includes a 1962 letter to Richards from WKU alumnus and West Texas State College history professor Lowell H. Harrison enclosing a lengthy clipping about Cornette’s recent “Man of the Year” award, and a 1963 speech of Cornette’s on the occasion of the college’s renaming as West Texas State University.


Wilson, Effie Gertrude, 1903-1986 (Sc 3337), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Wilson, Effie Gertrude, 1903-1986 (Sc 3337), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3337. “Burkesville’s Colleges,” a paper by Effie G. Wilson, Marrowbone, Kentucky, outlining the history of Alexander College and Burkesville College, two nineteenth-century schools in Burkesville (Cumberland County), Kentucky.


Ray, Joseph Malchus, 1907-1991 (Sc 3329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Ray, Joseph Malchus, 1907-1991 (Sc 3329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text scan of memoirs and photographs (Click on "Additional Files" below to access) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3329. Memoirs and sundry papers of Joseph Malchus Ray, a native of Warren County, Kentucky, who went on to teach at universities in Texas, Alabama and Maryland. He ended his career as president of the University of Texas at El Paso in 1968, but stayed on afterwards as the H. Y. Benedict Professor of Political Science at UTEP . The memoirs discuss in detail his professional and personal life and the values that shaped him and his education career. Collection ...


Ua1c4/17 Bowling Green Business University Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c4/17 Bowling Green Business University Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Bowling Green Business University students.


Ua1c4/2 Faculty/Staff Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c4/2 Faculty/Staff Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of faculty and staff groups and associations of Western Kentucky University and its founding institutions.


Ua1c4/5 Class Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c4/5 Class Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of class groups from Western Kentucky University and its founding institutions.