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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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

Department of Modern Languages: News and Events

Regional World Language Showcase

Every year, the Modern Languages Program hostes the annual Regional World Language Showcase for regional language students and their teachers on March/April. Over 800 students attend and participate in a variety of activities, including poetry declamation, choir competitions, proficiency testing, and art work contests. Western contributes over $2000 in tuition scholarships to winners, as well as various other prizes.

See an article about the 2013 Showcase!

We invite you to volunteer! Hundreds of Kentucky high school students and teachers will come to WKU to compete in language contests and to participate in language activities. Practice your language skills by serving as a volunteer.

Contact Tim Straulbe more information on the Showcase:

Office: 233 FAC
Phone: (270) 745-8897

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