WKU campuses in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox and Glasgow will be CLOSED Wednesday, January 17. The Bowling Green and Owensboro campuses will operate on normal schedule. Please use best judgement based on your conditions. If you feel it is unsafe to travel to campus, contact your supervisor or instructor. While grounds crews have cleared a major portion of campus, low temperatures tonight will cause refreezing and the potential for black ice. #WKUALERT
Location: Augenstein Alumni Center - Robertson Ballroom
Time: 7:00pm - 8:15pm
John D. Minton, Jr. is a Bowling Green resident and WKU graduate who was first elected to the Kentucky Supreme Court in 2006 and re-elected to a second eight-year term in 2014. His fellow justices have elected him to three consecutive four-year terms as Chief Justice. He will engage in a candid discussion of some of the most pressing issues facing our state, and the nation.
Homecoming Chili and Cheese Luncheon and Pep Rally
Presented by JA of South Central Kentucky & the WKU Alumni Association
Sponsored by Jennings Perry Schmitt Financial Group
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
6.4.3 Sports Bar, 360 E. 8th Avenue
The official Homecoming kickoff rally begins in Downtown Bowling Green. WKU Football players, Pep Band, Cheerleaders and Topperettes will join Coach Mike Sanford for an exciting afternoon that is sure to elevate the Hilltopper Spirit. Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement.
Rachel Jones with The Center for Career & Professional Development will be meeting with December Graduates of WKU Glasgow. She will be talking about the services available such as resume building, interviewing skills and job search. For more information, please contact Rachel Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 270.745.3095.
All campus groups, businesses and organizations are invited to join this WKU Homecoming tradition. Entries can range from groups on foot to full-scale floats. The parade route begins on the WKU Campus at the intersection of College Heights Boulevard and Avenue of Champions, near PS2. The parade route will travel up College Heights Blvd, turn left onto State Street and end at Circus Square Park.
Immediately following the parade, enjoy the Homecoming Concert in Circus Square Park featuring The Jordan English Band. Big Red’s Roar pep rally will follow the Parade and Concert in the Park.
A 30 minute workshop on healthy pregnancy and healthy babies will be provided, along with presentations on breastfeeding, infant CPR, safe sleep, and car-seat safety. Information tables ill also be available with information about baby resources and information. For more information, contact Adriane Thiery at Lifeskills.
The Domestic Violence Awareness Month Committee will be hosting an evening event at WKU Glasgow. This event is called a One Love Escalation Workshop conducted by Eric Vincent. Eric is a trained One Love facilitator and does an excellent job presenting this program: https://vimeo.com/onelovefoundation/escalationimpact.
For more information, contact Melanie Evans at email@example.com
The Gatton Academy welcomes interested students and their families to our first Preview Day of the fall semester. Preview Days are a wonderful opportunity for prospective applicants and their families to meet with current Academy students and their parents, visit our campus, and gain a better understanding of student life at the Gatton Academy.
Dance Big Red Kickball tournament is a benefit game to help fundraise money for Norton Children's Hospital. It's 8 players and $80 per team to register.
Dance Big Red is a student-led fundraising event benefiting the Children's Hospital Foundation, a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to raise funds for Norton Children's Hospital and its sister facilities in Louisville, Kentucky. Norton Children's Hospital and Norton Children's Medical Center - Brownsboro care for more than 170,00 children from Kentucky and Southern Indiana each year.