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.
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.
We will watch the movie "Moonlight" and have a discussion afterwards.
In our Kell Distinguished Lecture Series for 2020 we have Dr. Mitch McKinney, our department's 2020 Alumnus of the Year. Dr. McKinney is a world-renowned scholar in political debates and has served in numerous political positions, including as a staffer at both the U.S. Senate and the White House. He has provided expert political commentary for numerous international media outlets and has been published 8 times.
The week before this year's presidential election, Dr. McKinney will be spending time with WKU students analyzing the presidential race and its impact on social media. In particular, we are excited for his presentation that is available to the whole WKU community via Zoom on October 27th at 7 PM, which will be analyzing the last presidential debate and social media's response to it.