What’s Happening at WKU

Here’s a list of upcoming WKU events. All times are Central. For more events, visit WKU’s online calendar, the Current Students page or the Events@WKU page or follow WKU events on Instagram. For more WKU News, follow us on Twitter @wkunews, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews or online at www.wku.edu/news

Events@WKU

Upcoming event posters/flyers/announcements are now available on the Events@WKU page.

Ongoing/continuing events

Friday, May 26

  • 6:30 p.m.: South Warren High School Graduation. Diddle Arena. Contact Warren County Schools, (270) 781-5150.

Saturday, May 27

  • District 5 4-H Horse Show. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Ag Expo Center, (270) 745-3976.
  • 9 a.m.: Greenwood High School Graduation. Diddle Arena. Contact Warren County Schools, (270) 781-5150.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Dance Images Spring Recital. Van Meter Hall. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2495.
  • Noon: Warren Central High School Graduation. Diddle Arena. Contact Warren County Schools, (270) 781-5150.
  • 3:30 p.m.: Warren East High School Graduation. Diddle Arena. Contact Warren County Schools, (270) 781-5150.
  • 7 p.m.: Beacon Academy/GEO lnternational High School/ Lighthouse Academy Graduation. Diddle Arena. Contact Warren County Schools, (270) 781-5150.

Sunday, May 28

Monday, May 29

  • Memorial Day Holiday. University closed. No classes.
  • High School Baseball: Fourth Region Tournament. First-round games at 10 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 4 p.m., 6:15 p.m. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Facilities, (270) 745-3324.
  • High School Softball: Fourth Region Tournament. First-round games at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Facilities, (270) 745-3324.

Tuesday, May 30

  • High School Baseball: Fourth Region Tournament. Semifinal games at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Facilities, (270) 745-3324.
  • High School Softball: Fourth Region Tournament. Semifinal games at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Facilities, (270) 745-3324.

Wednesday, May 31

  • 6 p.m.: High School Baseball: Fourth Region Tournament championship. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Facilities, (270) 745-3324.

Thursday, June 1

  • 7 p.m.: High School Softball: Fourth Region Tournament championship. WKU Softball Complex. Contact Athletic Facilities, (270) 745-3324.

Saturday, June 3

Wednesday, June 7

  • 6 p.m.: Lecture: Assessment: The Silent Killer of Learning by Dr. Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center’s Russell Miller Theatre. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.

Saturday, June 10

2017 Summer Camps/Programs

2017 summer camps and programs at WKU include the following:

Kentucky Museum

  • Clay Camp. June 5-9. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2594.
  • Sculpture Camp. June 12-16. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2594.
  • Painting Camp. June 19-23. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2594.
  • Paper Palooza. June 26-30. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2594.

The Center for Gifted Studies

  • National Stem Cell Foundation Scholars Program. June 4-10. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • Camp Explore. June 5-9. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • SCATS. June 11-23. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • VAMPY. June 25-July 15. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • Advanced Placement Summer Institute. June 26-30. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • Camp Innovate. July 10-14. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.

WKU Athletics

  • Lady Topper Volleyball: Lil’ Volley Topper Camp, June 5-7; All Skills Camp, June 12-14; Elite Camp, June 12-14. Contact WKU Volleyball, (270) 745-6496.
  • Hilltopper Football: Future Topper Youth Camp, June 12-14; Prospects Camps, June 11 or July 24; Specialist Camp, June 14; QB Academy, June 15-16; Skills Camp, June 16. Contact WKU Football, (270) 745-2984.
  • Lady Topper Basketball: Team Camp, June 15-17; Scoring Clinic, June 19; Skill Position Clinic, June 19; Lil’ Topper Camp, June 20-23; Individual Camp, June 20-23. Contact Lady Topper Basketball, (270) 745-2133.
  • WKU Basketball: Team Camp, June 8-10; Overnight Camp, June 18-21; Day Camp, June 26-29. Contact WKU Basketball, (270) 745-2131.
  • WKU Baseball: All Skills Camp, June 12-15 and July 17-20. Contact WKU Baseball, (270) 745-2493.
  • Hilltopper Softball: Advanced Hitting Clinic, June 13; Lil’ Topper All-Skills Camp, June 13; Tops Prospect All-Day Clinic, June 14; Elite Topper All-Skills Clinic, Aug. 26; Advanced Pitching Clinic, Aug. 27. Contact Softball, (270) 745-6269.
  • WKU Soccer: Elite Individual and Goalkeeper Camp, July 8-10; Girls’ Competition Camp, July 10; Girls’ Team Camp, July 10-14; Half-Day Camp, July 17-21. Contact Soccer, (270) 745-6563.

Other summer programs

  • WKU National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program: Advancing Psychological Research with Technology. May 29-Aug. 5. Contact Dr. Jenni Redifer, (270) 745-4081.
  • WKU Upward Bound. June 3-July 7. Contact Upward Bound, (270) 745-4873.
  • XPosure High School Journalism Workshop. June 10-18. Contact School of Journalism & Broadcasting, (270) 745-4144.
  • GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy. June 11-30. Contact Upward Bound, (270) 745-4873.
  • ASSET Conference. June 11-15. Contact Department of Agriculture, (270) 745-3151.
  • Kentucky Future Stars. June 14-17. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • Summer Dance Intensive. June 18-24. Contact Amanda Clark, (270) 745-5845.
  • Young Male Leadership. June 20-22. Contact Denise Hardesty, (270) 745-3269.
  • Science Investigation Camp. June 26-30. Contact Hardin Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
  • WKU Summer Forensics Institute. July 8-16. Contact Forensics, (270) 745-6340.
  • Especially For Youth. July 15-22. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • WKU Weather Camp. July 17-21. Contact Meteorology, (270) 745-5986.
  • KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute. July 17-26. Contact School of Journalism & Broadcasting, (270) 745-4144.
  • UCA Cheer 1. July 21-25. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • UCA Cheer 2. July 25-29. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange. July 28-30. Contact Kentucky Folklife Program, (270) 745-4133.

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