Center staff travel to Denmark for World Conference

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, whose international headquarters has been housed at WKU since 2011, hosted its biennial World Conference in Odense, Denmark, August 10-14. Both Julia Roberts and Tracy Inman from The Center presented sessions. Julia also presented a session on advocacy with Lynette Baldwin, executive director of the Kentucky Association […]

Seventh graders honored at Duke TIP ceremony

Nearly 400 academically talented seventh graders from throughout Kentucky were honored by the Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) May 22 at Western Kentucky University.

Gatton Academy, Center for Gifted Studies celebrate expansion

A generous gift from Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton is making possible the expansion of Florence Schneider Hall, home to The Center for Gifted Studies and The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science. The expansion was celebrated May 6 in a ceremony that included Gatton, Gov. Steve Beshear, WKU President Gary Ransdell, and other special guests.

Roberts recognized by alma mater for distinguished work in gifted education

Julia Link Roberts was recognized for her contributions to the field of gifted education with an award given by her alma mater, the University of Missouri, March 13 in Columbia, Mo. The Honorary Alumni award given annually by the MU College of Education was presented to Roberts for her work as director of The Center […]

Bowling Green Recognizes Gifted Education Month

Over 60 gifted students, their parents and teachers filled Bowling Green City Hall Feb. 12 to celebrate Gifted Education Month. Bowling Green Mayor Bruce Wilkerson and Warren County Judge Executive Mike Buchanon signed a joint proclamation recognizing February as Gifted Education Month and noted the importance of challenging students to reach for greater heights. The […]