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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

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

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

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

Department of Communication Staff - Bruce Crawley

Bruce Crawley, M.A.

Bruce Crawley, M.A.

Instructor / Student Advising Coordinator

Office:  FAC 106
Phone:  270-745-5542


Business & Professional Speaking, Public Speaking Fundamentals, and courses relevant to professional experience in both business and creative aspects of media/advertising.


Bruce has worked professionally in radio and television primarily in the area of commercial scriptwriting and production, and in the advertising business as owner/operator of a full-service advertising agency in the Lexington, Kentucky, market.  He has taught a variety of courses in both Communication and Advertising at the University of Kentucky on a part-time basis.  Bruce joined the faculty at WKU in Fall 2002.  In the classroom he has specialized in the Business & Professional Speaking course where he uses a semester-long simulation called "The Idea Factory" to provide a framework for the course's major assignments.  In Fall 2005, he was additionally made the academic advisor for all students in the Department of Communication.  Bruce was named Potter College Advisor of the year in May 2007, and in May 2010, and was named University Advisor of the year in May 2010.  Bruce and his wife have two daughters, and live in Bowling Green, with a large number of rescued dogs and cats.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14