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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

Distance Learning Staff - Juliana Ortolani

Juliana Ortolani

Juliana Ortolani

Instructional Designer

Office:  105 Garrett Conference Center
Phone:  (270) 745-2674


Juliana works directly with faculty who are teaching online or hybrid courses at WKU. She specializes in the design of On Demand courses. She started working for Distance Learning in 2006 as an Independent Learning specialist.


B.A., Political Science, 2006, Western Kentucky University

Graduate Certificate, Instructional Designer, 2010, Western Kentucky University

M.A., Adult Education, 2014, Western Kentucky University


ADEIL, 2008 – present, member

Online Learning Consortium (OLC), 2010 – present, member

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 Last Modified 9/25/14