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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

High School Leadership Conference (HSLC)

Each year, high school students from across Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio come together at Western Kentucky University for a one day retreat to further develop their leadership skills.  Participants attend sessions presented by Western Kentucky University staff and student leaders.  Session topics range from:

  • College Student Panel on How to Succeed at the Collegiate Level
  • Increasing Student/Organizational Motivation
  • The Importance of Diversity in Leadership
  • Successful Event/Program Planning
  • Using Social Media to Your Benefit
  • Personality in Leadership
  • Ethics in Leadership
  • Leadership Styles

The 2014 High School Leadership Conference will be Friday, September 12, 2014. For more information and to find out how you can attend, contact the following:

    • Andrew Rash, Coordinator of Leadership & Volunteerism
    • Phone: 270-745-2484
    • Email:

To register online to attend HSLC, please click the following link:

Schedule for High School Leadership Conference

TIME                                                 EVENT                                                                                      LOCATION
8:00 - 9:00 AM                                Registration & Continental Breakfast                             Outside DSU Auditorium
9:00 - 9:30 AM                                Welcome & Keynote Speaker                                           DSU Auditorium
9:45 - 10:30 AM                              Session I                                                                                 Various DSU Rooms
10:45 - 11:30 AM                           Session II                                                                                Various DSU Rooms
11:30 - 12:30 PM                           Lunch                                                                                       Fresh Food Company
12:45 - 1:30 PM                             Session III                                                                                Various DSU Rooms
1:45 - 2:15 PM                                Farewell & Closing Ceremony                                            DSU Auditorium

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