CHHS Students Receive National Awards
|Date: Friday, June 7th, 2013||Return|
Three CHHS students were honored in April at the 2013 President’s Volunteer Service Award reception.
Viral Upadhyay, Master of Public Health
Jillian Weston, Nursing
Group gold: Bike4Alz
Sam Wells, Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
Twenty-six individuals and five groups were honored with this national award from the President of the United States. The WKU ALIVE Center is a certifying organization for the award which is coordinated by the National Conference on Volunteering and Service. Recipients of the award received a gold, silver, or bronze pin for their service during the previous year. The highest award is the Call to Service Award for 4,000 hours over multiple years. The reception took place on Thursday, April 25th at 7:00pm at the Kentucky Library.
For a full list of recipients, please visit http://www.wku.edu/alive/volunteerism/presidents_volunteer_service_award.php
The Environmental Health Science (EHS) degree program at Western Kentucky University (WKU) was awarded a Training Project Grant (TPG) by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/ National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in Ju
Bowling Green, KY – Three faculty members from the WKU College of Health and Human Services have been chosen to serve on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Kentucky.
The WKU Institute for Rural Health (IRH) in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) received a $50,000 grant from the Good Samaritan Foundation Inc., a ministry of the Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.
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