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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

Distance Learning Staff - Steven Kirtley

Steven Kirtley

Steven Kirtley

Instructional Technologist

Office:  105 Garrett Conference Center
Phone:  (270) 745-2823


As Instructional Technologist, Steven works with Distance Learning staff to help faculty develop skills needed to use instructional technology. Steven supports technology requests from the Distance Learning and WKU staff by implementing and promoting new technology that will be directly used by WKU faculty and students in their online activities. Through the blending of third party solutions with custom databases and web pages Steven strives to provide a valuable web experience for all that use these resources.Prior to joining WKU, Steven supported technology within the Bowling Green Independent School District from 1997 to 2014. Over this time Steven maintained servers, networks, databases, websites, classroom technology, student and teacher workstations, and software deployments. Steven was a critical part in planning, implementing, training and supporting of all new technology over the years to provide both faculty and students with an advanced technology based learning environment.


B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, 1997-2002, Western Kentucky University


Online Learning Consortium (Sloan-C), 2014 – present, member

The eLearning Guild, 2014, Member

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