Today@WKU: November 27, 2018
- WKU News
- Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Welcome to Today@WKU, the daily newsletter from WKU Public Affairs, for November 27, 2018.
- Support WKU on #GivingTuesday: Find out how you can support WKU today on #GivingTuesday. Every gift is important. Make a gift on #GivingTuesday and Climb With Us.
- WKU offering fully online Work Force Administration degree: Students with an associate of applied science degree can earn an affordable professional bachelor’s degree in Work Force Administration from WKU in as little as 15 months.
- Study Away Scholarships awarded for Winter 2019: The Student Government Association encourages WKU students to expand their learning opportunities off campus through a Study Away Scholarship. SGA began offering this scholarship for the Winter Term 2011 and has since sponsored over 90 scholarships totaling over $9,000. The SGA allocated $1,500 for the 2018-19 school year. For Winter Term 2019, 41 students applied and nine awards were made.
- WKU CCSJ Presents 'Celebrating 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: What it Says and What it Means for Today': The WKU Center for Citizenship & Social Justice will host a celebration honoring 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 4 p.m. Thursday at Downing Student Union, room 3020.
- Launching a Business as Your First Real Job: From making videos for fun during college to winning awards as a full-fledged video production company, WKU alumni Sam Kirby and Will Berry provided helpful advice and insight on the ups and downs of becoming entrepreneurs as their first career moves after college during the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation's Entrepreneur Speaker Series, held in Grise Hall on November 13.
- WKU Public Radio Weekday Newscast Schedule: Tune into WKU Public Radio for national and international news from NPR, and local newscasts every half hour during Morning Edition (4-9 a.m. Central), and All Things Considered (3-6 p.m. Central), as well as local news features and interviews produced by the WKU news staff. WKU's Public Radio can be heard on WKYU-FM (88.9) in Bowling Green/Glasgow; WDCL-FM (89.7) in Somerset/Campbellsville; WKPB-FM (88.9) in Henderson/Owensboro; WKUE-FM (90.9) in Elizabethtown/Bardstown; and online at http://www.wkyufm.org/
- Men’s basketball: WKU to Honor All-Century Team vs. Tennessee State on Saturday: In continued celebration of its 100th season, WKU Hilltopper Basketball will recognize the members of its prestigious All-Century Team at this weekend's home game against Tennessee State at 6 p.m. CT Saturday in E.A. Diddle Arena.
- Baseball: Countdown to First Pitch - 100 Days of Hilltopper History: As WKU prepares for the 100th Season of Hilltopper Baseball, WKU Athletics is treating fans to unique moments and interesting history from Hilltopper Baseball, leading up to First Pitch at Nick Denes Field on February 15, 2019.
- WKU to benefit from statewide partnership: WKU expects to benefit from a new partnership among the state’s public universities that will help bring new ideas and innovations to the marketplace.
- WKU takes part in Giving Tuesday: WKU alumni and friends are asked to show their support on Giving Tuesday by making a financial donation.
More: Check out WKU in the News page.
- WKU Spirit Magazine: Check out the fall 2018 issue of WKU Spirit magazine.
- Upcoming WKU Alumni events: For a listing of Alumni events, visit the Alumni website and click on the Events Calendar. Or contact the WKU Alumni Association at 888-958-2586. For a list of Alumni news, visit the Alumni News page. More: John Asher Scholarship Fund; WKU Alumni Connection App; WKU SpiritFunder; Topper Travelers – Castles of the Rhine 2019
More: Visit the WKU Alumni website.
- #ClimbWithUs: The WKU Office of Admissions helps future Hilltoppers as they start their journey on The Hill. You can reach us by calling 270-745-2551, emailing email@example.com or connecting with us on social media. Schedule a tour. Visit https://www.wku.edu/admissions/counselors/ or call 270-745-2551 to get in touch with your WKU Admissions Counselor. Students can reserve their TOP date and take their placement exams at www.wku.edu/top
- #WKU2023: Attention high school seniors, WKU has opened the Fall 2019 application! Join the Hilltopper Family at http://wku.edu/apply. More: DiscoverWKU & Head for The Hill events
- Useful links for prospective/admitted students: Campus tours; Let’s Talk, Topper; Admissions Timeline; Topper Orientation Program; Scholarships; Housing; MASTER Plan
- Exhibits at Kentucky Museum: A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green (through May 11, 2019); Highbrow; Kaleidoscope: Kentucky Museum Quilts (through Dec. 15); The Essential Tree (through Dec. 15); Process Oriented Works (through Dec. 14); Salient Features: Trees of Old Forests and Woodland Pastures (through Dec. 1); plus other gallery and on-campus exhibits. (Museum hours/visitor information) Contact Kentucky Museum, (270) 745-2592.
- Exhibits at Downing Museum: The Story of Joe Downing: Select Works From the Collection. Downing Museum, 4801 Morgantown Road. Contact Jack LeSieur, (270) 842-7415.
- Photo Exhibits: WKU Project 68. Through Nov. 27. Jody Richards Hall Atrium. The Women Photojournalists of Washington, D.C. Through Nov. 27. Jody Richards Hall Gallery. Contact School of Journalism & Broadcasting, (270) 745-4144.
- International Year of Cuba: Various events during the 2018-19 academic year. Contact International Programs, (270) 745-5334.
Tuesday, November 27
- 7 p.m.: Hardin Planetarium Show: Celebrations for a Long Winter’s Night. Hardin Planetarium. Contact Planetarium, (270) 745-4044.
Wednesday, November 28
- 6 p.m.: Lady Topper Basketball vs. Morgan State. Diddle Arena. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.
- 7:30 p.m.: Student Recital: Jingwen Yang, piano. Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.