Archive | January, 2009

WKU to help collect food, financial donations for those impacted by storm

Gov. Steve Beshear will join forces with WKU and Elizabethtown Food Bank America’s Second Harvest of Kentucky’s Heartland on Saturday evening to collect much needed food items for families and individuals in Western Kentucky impacted by this week’s winter storm. Food collection areas will be located Diddle Arena entrances prior to WKU’s 7 p.m. men’s […]

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Event schedule changes, updates

Here is a list of WKU events and activities affected by wintry weather in the region. Cancellations/postponements Child care credential class: The Commonwealth Child Care Credential class scheduled to begin on Saturday (Jan. 31) is canceled and will now begin on Feb. 7. For information, call the Child Care Resource & Referral at WKU at […]

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Bifida Blues Jam set for Feb. 4

WKU’s Campus Activities Board, Great Escape Records and Comics, and Tony Lindsey & Co. will present Bifida Blues Jam ’09 on Wednesday (Feb. 4) at Downing University Center Theater. The benefit concert for the Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky will feature JJ Grey and Mofro, Backyard Tire Fire and Bowling Green’s own Zoho Recording artist […]

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Weather update: WKU’s regional campuses closed through Sunday

Here’s the latest weather closing information for the rest of the week: All WKU regional campuses- — Glasgow, Owensboro, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox and Radcliff — will be closed through Sunday and are scheduled to reopen on Monday, Feb. 2. WKU’s Bowling Green campuses will be open and operating on schedule. For updates and information, check […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. vigil Feb. 5

WKU’s Office of Diversity Programs announces the inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Vigil at 8 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 5). The vigil begins at Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Amphitheatre/William “Gander” Terry Colonnade with a candlelight march through campus and ends with a program in the Hall of Champions at Diddle Arena. The march will focus […]

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Photojournalist Bill Eppridge to discuss Kennedy book in visit to WKU

The School of Journalism & Broadcasting will host internationally acclaimed photojournalist Bill Eppridge at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Eppridge is perhaps best known for his photographs of Robert Kennedy, including the iconic photograph of Kennedy in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel, just seconds after he was fatally […]

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V.I.P. program successful in donating items to charitable organizations

The V.I.P. (Volunteering in Progress) program was very successful in donating goods to local charitable organizations during the fall semester. V.I.P. sponsors a monthly drive for various local charities around Bowling Green. Goods are donated by WKU students, faculty and members of the Bowling Green community. The following are the fall sponsored charities and the […]

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WKU’s High School Leadership Conference postponed by weather

The WKU High School Leadership Conference scheduled for Friday (Jan. 30) has been postponed due to the inclement weather and the cancellation of classes for many of the schools attending. Conference sponsors will attempt to contact school representatives to select an alternative date this spring. For information, contact Julia Wiard at 270-745-2484 or julia.wiard@wku.edu or […]

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Jan. 29 weather information update

Here’s the latest weather closing information for Thursday, Jan. 29: WKU’s Owensboro campus will be closed Thursday and Friday. WKU’s campuses in Elizabethtown, Fort Knox and Radcliff will be closed Thursday. WKU’s Bowling Green and Glasgow campuses will be open and on schedule Thursday. For updates and information, check the WKU homepage and the WKU […]

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Jan. 28 weather information update: Evening classes canceled

All WKU evening classes beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, are canceled. Other primary service schedules for Wednesday evening are as follows: – Shuttle Service between the main campus and the south campus will end at 5:30 p.m. The evening shopping shuttle service is canceled. – University Libraries will close at 5 p.m. […]

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Jan. 28 weather information

The WKU campuses in Bowling Green are open and operating on a normal schedule Wednesday (Jan. 28). WKU’s regional campuses in Glasgow, Elizabethtown, Radcliff, Fort Knox and Owensboro are all closed. Those traveling from areas impacted by inclement weather please travel at your own discretion. Check the WKU homepage or call the WKU information line […]

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Jan. 27 weather update

Here are WKU schedule updates for the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 27: – University Libraries will close at 5 p.m. – The computer lab in Mass Media and Technology Hall will remain open on its normal schedule – WKU Dining Services for the evening will operate on an amended schedule as follows: *Einstein’s, GCC Subway, […]

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