This exhibit tells the stories of freshmen year from participants in a student success intiative, WKU Freshmen Guided Pathway (FGP). This cohort of first-time, full-time students who graduated from one of five high schools in Warren County represent the typical WKU freshman in terms of academic achievement prior to admission and their demographic makeup.
Primarily featuring textiles from the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Historical Society, Whitework: Women Stitching Identity explores the significance of early white embellished textiles that have been largely ignored, undervalued, and misinterpreted.
Western Kentucky University’s Photojournalism Program, along with support from Canon, Nikon, Sony and Tamron, is proud to announce Mountain Remote 2020. The venerable Mountain Workshops will be celebrating its 45th year by hosting a day-long virtual celebration of the visual image on Saturday, September 12. The day is organized into three parts. Guests include Rosem Morten, Ed Kashi, Jabin Botsford, Sky Dylan-Robbins, Quincy Ledbetter, Ed Ou, Sue Marrow, Peter Turnley and Maggie Steber. You can visit the website at http://www.mountainworkshops.org/mountain-remote for the details and times. You must RSVP for the event. Anyone who RSVP’s receives a 10% rebate code from Sony for any one purchase. If you attend any of the three sessions, your name is put into a drawing where you could win camera gear from Canon, Nikon, Sony or Tamron. Each session attendance increases your chance to win the door prize.
Head for The Hill is a free, virtual open house event that offers a comprehensive look at WKU’s outstanding academic offerings, student activities, and beautiful campus. Sessions are offered to provide valuable information about life on The Hill, and an information expo allows students and their families the opportunity to personally connect with representatives from different academic departments, student services, housing, financial aid, and more!