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WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

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WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Contact: Amy Fitzpatrick

Coordinator, Graduate Programs
School of Kinesiology, Rec. & Sport
(270) 745-2710

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Facility and Event Management Graduate Certificate

WKU’s School of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport offers a 100% online graduate certificate in Facility and Event Management. This 12-credit-hour graduate certificate focuses on practical skills needed for employment in the rapidly growing field of Facility and Event Management. Recreation and sport professionals with skills and experience related to Facility and Event Management are extremely employable and this certificate can be obtained through online courses on a part-time or full-time basis!

Examples of professionals who can benefit from this certificate program include the following:


  • Municipal Park and Recreation Employees
  • Collegiate and Professional Sport Facility Managers
  • Convention and Conference Center Employees
  • Facility and Event Security Personnel
  • Aquatic Facility Managers
  • Golf Course Personnel
  • Stadium and Arena Managers
  • Athletic Coaches/Administrators
  • Campus Recreation Employees
  • Event Planners
  • Motorsports Personnel
  • Shooting Sports Employees

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