Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 30 of 1210

Full-Text Articles in Education

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.


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


Ua19/16/2 Track & Field Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Jan 2015

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

WKU Archives Records

Press releases related to WKU track and field teams in 2015.


Anna Julia Cooper: A Quintessential Leader, Janice Y. Ferguson Jan 2015

Anna Julia Cooper: A Quintessential Leader, Janice Y. Ferguson

Dissertations & Theses

This study is a leadership biography which provides, through the lens of Black feminist thought, an alternative view and understanding of the leadership of Black women. Specifically, this analysis highlights ways in which Black women, frequently not identified by the dominant society as leaders, have and can become leaders. Lessons are drawn from the life of Anna Julia Cooper that provides new insights in leadership that heretofore were not evident. Additionally, this research offers provocative recommendations that provide a different perspective of what leadership is among Black women and how that kind of leadership can inform the canon of leadership ...


Examining The Associations Of Racism, Sexism, And Stressful Life Events On Psychological Distress Among African-American Women, Danelle Stevens-Watkins, Brea Perry, Erin L. Pullen, Jennifer Jewell, Carrie B. Oser Oct 2014

Examining The Associations Of Racism, Sexism, And Stressful Life Events On Psychological Distress Among African-American Women, Danelle Stevens-Watkins, Brea Perry, Erin L. Pullen, Jennifer Jewell, Carrie B. Oser

Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology Faculty Publications

African-American women may be susceptible to stressful events and adverse health outcomes as a result of their distinct social location at the intersection of gender and race. Here, racism and sexism are examined concurrently using survey data from 204 African-American women residing in a southeastern U.S. urban city. Associations among racism, sexism, and stressful events across social roles and contexts (i.e., social network loss, motherhood and childbirth, employment and finances, personal illness and injury, and victimization) are investigated. Then, the relationships among these stressors on psychological distress are compared, and a moderation model is explored. Findings suggest that ...


Ua12/6/2 Invitation, Wku Diversity Programs May 2013

Ua12/6/2 Invitation, Wku Diversity Programs

WKU Archives Records

Invitation to 2013 Outstanding Black Graduates Recognition Ceremony.


Ua12/6 Diversity Programs - Publications, Wku Archives Jan 2012

Ua12/6 Diversity Programs - Publications, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Publications created by and about Diversity Programs.


A Historical Narrative Of The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's Freedom Schools And Their Legacy For Contemporary Youth Leadership Development Programming, Leslie K. Etienne Jan 2012

A Historical Narrative Of The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's Freedom Schools And Their Legacy For Contemporary Youth Leadership Development Programming, Leslie K. Etienne

Dissertations & Theses

During what became known as the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) established alternative temporary summer "Freedom Schools" in communities throughout the state. SNCC was a civil rights organization led by young, mostly African American college students and ex-students that worked against racial discrimination during the Civil Rights Movement. In 1963, they were poised to lead Freedom Summer, a massive effort that aimed to transform the brutal white dominated power structure of Mississippi, a stronghold of extremely violent southern racism. During the planning for Freedom Summer, SNCC field secretary Charles Cobb suggested that the summer ...


Analysis Of Milwaukee Births: Diversity And Concentration, John Pawasarat, Lois M. Quinn Jan 2011

Analysis Of Milwaukee Births: Diversity And Concentration, John Pawasarat, Lois M. Quinn

ETI Publications

The Employment and Training Institute analyzed the city of Milwaukee annual birth data to assist planning by Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Thornton. A total of 106,767 children were born to mothers living in the city of Milwaukee over the ten-year period from 1999 through 2008. All race/ethnicity data refer to the mother’s identity. Annual births to Milwaukee residents remained stable at around the 10,500 level from 1999 through 2005, and then increased to 11,372 in 2007 and 11,131 in 2008. Milwaukee births reflect a highly diverse city. A 16% decline in the number ...


Ua3/3/1 President's Office-Thompson Subject/Correspondence File, Wku Archives Jan 2010

Ua3/3/1 President's Office-Thompson Subject/Correspondence File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Correspondence to and from WKU President Kelly Thompson regarding university administration and other issues, arranged alphabetically by subject and correspondent.


The Relationship Of Parent Involvement And Student Success In Gear Up Communities In Chicago, Wendy M. Stack Jan 2010

The Relationship Of Parent Involvement And Student Success In Gear Up Communities In Chicago, Wendy M. Stack

Dissertations & Theses

Nationally, the education pipeline is not preparing enough students for success and high school dropout rates in the nation’s urban areas are alarming. This mixed methods (QUAN→qual) empirical study examines the influence of parent involvement on the academic success of 1,774 GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) students matched to their parents in 21 high schools in Chicago. The results of the regression analyses were presented to focus groups composed of GEAR UP parents and staff to assist in making meaning of the data and to gain deeper insight and understanding of the ...


Ua12/6 The Black Pages, Wku Diversity Programs Jan 2006

Ua12/6 The Black Pages, Wku Diversity Programs

WKU Archives Records

Booklet created by WKU Diversity Programs to aid ethnic minority students find and build support systems on campus. Includes information on clubs, organizations, minority teacher recruitment, African American faculty, African American Studies Department and community organizations.


Ua1b2/1/2 Oral History, Paula Trafton, Howard Bailey Jul 2005

Ua1b2/1/2 Oral History, Paula Trafton, Howard Bailey

WKU Archives Records

Interview conducted by Paula Trafton with Howard Bailey regarding his career as student and administrator at Western Kentucky University.


Ua1b2/1 Email Re: African American Faculty, Howard Bailey, John Hardin, Wku Centennial Committee Jan 2005

Ua1b2/1 Email Re: African American Faculty, Howard Bailey, John Hardin, Wku Centennial Committee

WKU Archives Records

Email exchange regarding the first African American faculty members at WKU by members of the WKU Centennial Committee.


Ua1b2/1/7 Oral History, Lydia Kullman, Gary Ransdell Mar 2004

Ua1b2/1/7 Oral History, Lydia Kullman, Gary Ransdell

WKU Archives Records

Interview conducted by Lydia Kullman with Gary Ransdell. This oral history interview was created for Andrew McMichael's History and the Internet Class, 2004.


Ua1b2/1 Integration At Western Kentucky University, Jason Brown Feb 2004

Ua1b2/1 Integration At Western Kentucky University, Jason Brown

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

A brief overview of the integration process at WKU, includes some newspaper clippings and primary source materials.


"Sturdy Black Bridges": Discussing Race, Class, And Gender, Kaavonia Hinton Jan 2004

"Sturdy Black Bridges": Discussing Race, Class, And Gender, Kaavonia Hinton

Teaching & Learning Faculty Publications

Black feminist literary theory offers tools that teachers can use to initiate discussions on the issues of race, gender and class to analyze the works of adolescent literature. This feminist theory helps in reading and teaching literature about parallel cultures, like African-Americans and their love for self and community and their recognition of multiple oppressions in a way that differs from feminism.


Ua12/6 Outstanding Black Graduates Recognition Ceremony, Wku Diversity Programs Dec 2001

Ua12/6 Outstanding Black Graduates Recognition Ceremony, Wku Diversity Programs

WKU Archives Records

Program recognizing outstanding Black graduates of WKU. Each person is listed giving their home town, degree, organizations, future aspirations and personal statements of gratitude.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2000

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Loyal, Taylor. Students Sound Off on Election 2000 – Politics
  • Youngman, Sam. U.S. News Rankings Overlook Western
  • Ragan, Jason. Sorority Hall Finally Gets a Name – Meredith Hall
  • Youngman, Sam. Parties Vie for College Vote – Politics
  • There’s No Excuse for Voter Apathy – Politics
  • Grady, Brian. Editorial Cartoon Goalposts
  • Ramge, Jim. The Spirit Is Back – Football
  • Lipscomb, Robbie. South Campus Is Ignored
  • It’s a Grand Night for Ohio Valley Conference Champions, Fans
  • Hawkins, Allen. Al Gore, Democrats Work for College Students
  • Morrison, Ryan. George W. Bush the Only Choice ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 19, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2000

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 19, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Warren, Brandy. $80 Fee Increase Passes – Regents, Athletics Fee
  • Moore, Brian. Ohio Valley Conference Champions – Football
  • Lynch, Caroline. University Settles Three Harassment Lawsuits – Jessica Allen, Janet Short, Tammy Collins, Wayne Jones
  • Dawes, Jennifer. Hell House Draws Protesters, Large Crowd – Diversity Coalition, Green Party, Demonstrations, Victory Hill Ministries
  • Hall, Rex. Gated Lots Damaged After Tops’ Victory – Parking & Traffic Services, Vandalism
  • Fee Hike Shows Regents Don’t Care – Athletics Fee
  • Grady, Brian. Editorial Cartoon WKU Athletics Trick or Treating for Cash
  • Lanter, Charlie. Student Government Association & Regents Waste Student Money
  • Ragan ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2000

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Lynch, Caroline. Committee Endorses $80 Fee Increase – Regents, Athletics Fees
  • Dawes, Jennifer. Feminist Speaking Tonight – Susan Faludi
  • Lynch, Caroline. Gary Ransdell Approves $100 Contribution Increase – Health Insurance, Employee Benefits
  • Warren, Brandy. Topline Replaced with Online Registration Service, Topnet – Registrar
  • Uhde, Andrea. Trina & Trick Daddy to Perform at Corvette Museum – Concerts
  • Slaughter, Michelle. Denim Day Fund Raiser Planned for Tomorrow – Phi Beta Lambda
  • Cheer On Toppers
  • Passing of Old Rivalry Regretted – Eastern Kentucky University, Ohio Valley Conference
  • Grady, Brian. Editorial Cartoon WKU – EKU Football Rivalry Tombstone
  • Choate, Nicholas. Ban Local ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 13, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2000

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 13, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Hightower, Kyle. Players Sentenced to 3 Days – Raynardo Curry, Derek Robinson, Golden Ingle
  • Lynch, Caroline. Insurance Committee Makes Recommendation – Employee Benefits
  • Hall, Rex. Rape Investigation Ends Without Prosecution
  • Hall, Rex. Campus Crime Report Shows Theft Most Common in 1999 – WKU Police
  • Insurance Debate Has Been Healthy
  • Grady, Brian. Editorial Cartoon Big Red Jumping Benchmarks
  • Murphy, Sean. Havard Haarstad Was Right – ROTC, Army
  • Thomas, Alan. Military Emphasizes Education – ROTC, Army
  • Gaines, Jim. This Is Not News – ROTC, Army
  • Emly, Karri. Student Financial Aid Follies Are Never-Ending
  • Thiery, Jennifer. Veterans Value ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 12, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2000

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 76, No. 12, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Moore, Brian. Hilltoppers, Colonels Will Battle Over Break – Football
  • Warren, Brandy. Study Results Delayed – Diddle Arena
  • Schoenbaechler, Danny. Annual Race Draws Mix of Participants – Bowling Green 10K Classic
  • Hall, Rex. Parking Permits A Hot Item – Parking & Traffic Services
  • No More Excuses on University Boulevard – Traffic Accidents
  • Grady, Brian. Editorial Cartoon University Boulevard
  • Baker, James. The Bells, The Bells! – Cherry Hall Chimes
  • Mendel, Ray. Set Priorities Straight – Insurance, Employee Benefits
  • Lynch, Caroline. Insurance Committee Rejects Tiered Premiums, Endorses Cafeteria Plan – Employee Benefits
  • Hoang, Mai. Instant Madness – Instant Messaging, Computers
  • Dawes ...