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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

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Tate Page Hall 317-328

Office Hours: 08:00-4:30

+1 270-745-8871

Ms. Valarie Phelps

Ms. Valarie Phelps

Teacher Leader

Office:  Tate Page Hall 324
Phone:  270-745-8871


Valarie Phelps is a Bowling Green native. She also earned both her Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Arts in English Literature at Western Kentucky University. She has focused her studies on Graphic Novels and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Her thesis titled “The Pedagogy of Graphic Novels” and a conference paper titled “The Mother-Daughter Bond and History in Wide Sargasso Sea” can be viewed on Top Scholar. She is a full-time teacher with English as a Second Language International on WKU’s campus and teaches English 300 online part-time for the WKU English Department. When not saving the world from listless wordage she enjoys crocheting and watching off-beat comedies.

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