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 subscribe to our newsfeed at www.wku.edu/news

Events@WKU

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

Ongoing/continuing events

Friday, December 2

Saturday, December 3

  • 8 a.m.: Speech Tournament: Junior Hilltopper Classic. Garrett Conference Center. Contact Forensics, (270) 745-6340.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Teach Meet Kentucky. Gary Ransdell Hall. Contact Allen Martin, (270) 746-2300.
  • 11 a.m.: Conference USA Championship: WKU vs. Louisiana Tech. Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
  • 11 a.m.: Christmas in Kentucky. Kentucky Museum. Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2592.
  • 11 a.m.: Southern Kentucky Team Penning. L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center. Contact Ag Expo Center, (270) 745-3976.
  • 2 p.m.: Dance Images Christmas Recital. Van Meter Hall. Contact Dance Images, (270) 782-0514.
  • 3 p.m.: Children’s Theatre Series: The Imaginators. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre. Tickets are $5. Contact Theatre & Dance, (270) 745-5845.
  • 5 p.m.: 2016 Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl: Class 3A Championship — Louisville Central vs. Belfry. Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 8 p.m.: 2016 Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl: Class 6A Championship — Trinity vs. Lexington Lafayette. Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Contact Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.
  • 8 p.m.: WKU Choirs Concert: Winterfest. Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 4754 Smallhouse Road, Bowling Green. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.

Sunday, December 4

Monday, December 5

  • Final Exams Begin.

Wednesday, December 7

  • 8:30 a.m.: Leadership Institute XIX featuring Mariam MacGregor. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • 9 a.m.: Engineering Project Expo. Complex for Engineering and Biological Sciences. Contact Engineering, (270) 745-2461.
  • 2 p.m.: Office of Research Awards Ceremony. Downing Student Union, room 3020. Contact Kim Newell, (270) 745-6733.

Thursday, December 8

  • 8 a.m.: Leadership Institute XIX featuring Mariam MacGregor. Knicely Conference Center. Contact Gifted Studies, (270) 745-6323.
  • 9:30 a.m.: School Day Performance: The Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale For Mr. Dickens Jr. Van Meter Hall. Contact BG OnStage, (270) 904-1382.
  • Noon: School Day Performance: The Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale For Mr. Dickens Jr. Van Meter Hall. Contact BG OnStage, (270) 904-1382.
  • 3:45 p.m.: University Senate Meeting. Faculty House. Contact Academic Affairs, (270) 745-2296.

Friday, December 9

  • Final Exams End.
  • 8 a.m.: Board of Regents Committee Meetings. Guillaume Executive Board Room, Augenstein Alumni Center. Contact Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4925.
  • 9:45 a.m.: School Day Performance: The Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale For Mr. Dickens Jr. Van Meter Hall. Contact BG OnStage, (270) 904-1382.
  • 3 p.m.: ROTC Commissioning Ceremony. Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium. Contact ROTC, (270) 745-4293.
  • 6 p.m.: Outstanding Black Graduates Recognition. Downing Student Union Auditorium. Contact ISEC, (270) 745-5066.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Performance: The Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale For Mr. Dickens Jr. Van Meter Hall. Contact BG OnStage, (270) 904-1382.

Saturday, December 10

  • 8 a.m.: Speech Tournament: Senior Hilltopper Classic. Garrett Conference Center. Contact Forensics, (270) 745-6340.
  • 9:30 a.m.: 2016 Fall Commencement for Potter College of Arts & Letters, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Ogden College of Science and Engineering. Diddle Arena. Contact Registrar, (270) 745-3351.
  • 2 p.m.: 2016 Fall Commencement for Gordon Ford College of Business, College of Health and Human Services, University College. Diddle Arena. Contact Registrar, (270) 745-3351.
  • 3 p.m.: Strings Christmas Recital. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
  • 4 p.m.: Residence Halls Close for Winter Break. Note: Bemis Lawrence, Barnes-Campbell, Northeast and Southwest remain open. Halls reopen at 8 a.m. Jan. 19. Contact Housing, (270) 745-4359.

Wednesday, December 14

  • WKU Winter Break Begins. Offices closed. WKU reopens on Jan. 3.

Thursday, December 15

Other WKU events

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