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Saturday, December 14th, 2019

Saturday, December 14th
9:00am - 4:00pm

Even Coverlets Get the Blues

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Kentuckians have practiced the art of weaving for more than 200 years.
Techniques represented in Even Coverlets Get the Blues range from overshot, double weave, and tied-biederwand to hooked rug making.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

FACING THE FRESHMAN YEAR: Essential Conversations

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

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.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

HAD Artist Collective Murals

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

Anel Lepić and Muhamed “Hamo” Bešlagic, two HAD Collective artists from Bosnia, carved murals in the Kentucky Museum courtyard.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Highbrow, Patrick Dougherty Sculpture

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

WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series and the Kentucky Museum host award winning artist Patrick Dougherty in October 2018 on WKU’s campus in Bowling Green, Ky. Dougherty created Highbrow, a sculpture made from intertwined tree saplings, on the Museum's front lawn.

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9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers: A Legacy in Weaving

  • Location: Richardson Quilt Gallery
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Jacqui Lubbers is a part-time weaving and art appreciation instructor in the WKU Art Department.

9:00am - 4:00pm

Process Oriented Works

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

Out of the Box

  • Location: Community Gallery
  • Time: All Day

In 2019, the Kentucky Building celebrates 80 years of showcasing South Central Kentucky’s unique culture and heritage. In honor of this milestone, the Kentucky Museum presents Out of the Box, an exhibition focused on fostering multidisciplinary discussions about our collective heritage while shining new light on the relevance of our museum in the 21st century. 

Using local historical artifacts, photos, and records, we invite you to discover how every object tells multiple stories. Themes and stories are curated in partnership with faculty from 9 WKU departments

8:00am - 9:30am

Gordon Ford College of Business Recognition Ceremony

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:30am

Gordon Ford College of Business Recognition Ceremony

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9:00am - 12:00pm

SKyTeach Graduation Reception

  • Location: KTH - KTH 1011
  • Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
10:30am - 12:00pm

Potter College of Arts & Letters Recognition Ceremony

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Potter College of Arts & Letters Recognition Ceremony

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12:00pm - 1:00pm

English Graduate Celebration

  • Location: Centennial Mall
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

English Graduate Celebration

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Ogden College of Science and Engineering Recognition Ceremony

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Ogden College of Science and Engineering Recognition Ceremony

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3:30pm - 5:00pm

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Recognition Ceremony

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Recognition Ceremony

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5:15pm - 7:15pm

CHHS Fall Recognition Ceremony

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 5:15pm - 7:15pm

Hello Fall Graduates! We will host the CHHS Fall Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, December 14 at 6pm. at E. A. Diddle Arena. We ask that students arrive to the Auxillary Gym in Diddle by 5:15pm with your cap, gown and reader card upon entry. 

For more details regarding parking, lodging, directions to/from campus and more, please visit, https://www.wku.edu/commencement/schedule-fall.php.

6:00pm

Residence Halls Close for Winter Break

  • Location: All residence halls except Douglas Keen, Hilltopper, and Northeast Halls
  • Time: 6:00pm

The residence halls will close on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 6 PM for winter break, with the exception of Douglas Keen, Northeast, and Hilltopper Halls.

All residence halls will reopen on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8 AM.

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6:00pm - 7:30pm

College of Health and Human Services Recognition Ceremony

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

College of Health and Human Services Recognition Ceremony

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