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Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Thursday, October 20th
9:00am - 4:00pm

Standing the Test of Time: Kentucky's White Oak Basket Tradition

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Learn more about the exhibit on the Kentucky Museum website.

8:30am - 1:00pm

DECA Fall 2016

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3002
  • Time: 8:30am - 1:00pm
9:30am - 3:00pm

Rachel Jones Career Coaching Visits

  • Location: GLAS - GLAS 0213
  • Time: 9:30am - 3:00pm
Contact Rachel Jones at 270.745.3095 or rachel.jones@wku.edu to make an appointment
11:00am - 1:00pm

WKU Chili & Cheese Luncheon

  • Location: 643 Sports Bar
  • Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

The WKU Chili and Cheese Luncheon and Pep Rally, sponsored by the Jennings Perry Schmitt Financial Group, will be held at 643 Sports Bar on October 20th from 11 am to 1 pm. Come celebrate the Homecoming tradition with good food, great fun and plenty of WKU cheer! WKU Football players, Pep Band, Cheerleaders and Homecoming Queen Candidates will join Coach Jeff Brohm for an exciting afternoon that is sure to elevate the Hilltopper Spirit. It is only $5 for a bowl of Wendy's of Bowling Green chili, a grilled cheese, dessert and a soft drink! Purchase your tickets and place call-ahead orders online at alumni.wku.edu/chilicheese16. You may also purchase tickets at the door. This event is presented by the WKU Alumni Association and Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky with proceeds going to benefit Junior Achievement. For additional information please contact the JA Office at 270-782-0280.

12:00pm - 7:00pm


  • Location: GLAS - GLAS 0165
  • Time: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
3:45pm - 6:00pm

University Senate Meeting

  • Location: FH - FH 0100
  • Time: 3:45pm - 6:00pm
5:00pm - 7:30pm

Psychology Club Movie Night - The Kings Speech

  • Location: GRH - GRH 1074
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Psychology Club Movie Night - The Kings Speech
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Grocery Bingo

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1037
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
6:30pm - 8:00pm

DiscoverWKU: Glasgow

  • Location: WKU Glasgow, 500 Hilltopper Way, Glasgow
  • Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

DiscoverWKU is an event that takes place in communities around Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana where prospective students and their families can meet current WKU students, faculty, staff, and alumni.  Students can visit with representatives from academic departments, student services, and other WKU offices to gather more information about becoming a Hilltopper.  

There will be admissions presentations at every DiscoverWKU. Students will also be able to drop-off official documents (transcripts, test scores, etc) at all events. 


WKU Soccer vs. UTSA

  • Location: WKU Soccer Complex
  • Time: 7:00pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free evening Planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free shows at the Planetarium on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 pm

Cultural Enhancement Series: Ben Sollee

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm

Sollee is a Kentucky-born cellist and composer. Initially beginning his touring career on a bicycle in 2009, according to his biography, Solle has since traveled over 4,000 miles and reached even more hearts (and ears) than ever before, such as when he performed in Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center. 

Admission to this event is free, but seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

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 Last Modified 12/8/17