Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter changes lives for student members: Next week, nine members of WKU’s Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be spending their spring break volunteering in Greenwood, South Carolina. Since 2003, more than 850 WKU students have worked on Habitat projects in more than 90 locations as part of Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge program that builds houses and hope in communities.
379 students participate in 2018 Winter Super Saturdays: The Center for Gifted Studies hosted 379 children from over 40 school districts for Winter Super Saturdays. Students in first through eighth grades came to WKU’s campus to participate in one of 25 classes each Saturday from Feb. 2 to Feb. 23.
Young Horses On Loan for Equine Training Course: Meet Gizmo and Dela, who are visiting WKU’s Farm from Dark Horse Training Center in Shelbyville. Dela (bay mare) is 2 years old and Gizmo (Rocky Mountain Horse mare) is 9 months old. Dr. Jennifer Gill, Equine Assistant Professor in WKU’s Department of Agriculture, arranged to have these two young rescue horses come to the WKU farm for her Horse Training course for the Spring 2018 semester.
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/
Softball: Offense Delivers 10-4 Midweek Victory Over SIUE: Trailing 2-0 to SIUE (8-5) heading to the bottom of the third inning, WKU Softball struck for five runs to take a lead it would not relinquish for the squad's third come-from-behind victory of the 2018 campaign. Seven different Hilltoppers registered hits in the 10-4 win as the Red and White climbed to 15-6 on the season. Next: WKU is headed south for a five-game spring break trip. The Hilltoppers will open Conference USA play with a series at Southern Miss on Saturday and Sunday.
59 Women In Journalism Share Their Top 5 Tips To Excel As A Journalist: Tessa Duvall joined The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville as the education, children and families reporter in December 2014. Her reporting focuses on the issues that affect children living in Northeast Florida, including juvenile justice and mental health. Tessa graduated with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and sociology from WKU in 2013, and spent a year covering education in the dusty oil fields of West Texas before moving to the Sunshine State.
Topper Travelers Program 2018: The WKU Alumni Association is planning a Baltic Cruise across Northern Europe June 21-July 2. The 10-night cruise across the Baltic Sea aboard Marina will begin in Copenhagen, Denmark, with stops in Berlin, Germany; Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia; Tallinn, Estonia; and Stockholm, Sweden. For information, visit alumni.wku.edu/baltic2018 or contact the Alumni Association at 800-842-9023 or email@example.com.
#ClimbWithUs:TheWKU Office of Admissionshelps future Hilltoppers as they start their journey on The Hill. You can reach us by calling 270-745-2551, firstname.lastname@example.org with us on social media. Upcoming Important Dates/Deadlines: Admitted Student Nights; Housing Priority Deadline March 31; Spring TOP Dates: April 13 (Honors), April 14, April 20, April 28 and May 4. Students can reserve their TOP date and take their placement exams atwww.wku.edu/top
Admitted Student Nights: The WKU Office of Admissions is hosting several admitted student nights in various communities. These events are for high school seniors that have been admitted to WKU and their families. The Admissions Counselor for your area will be there to discuss your next steps and answer any questions you may have. Upcoming events include the following: Louisville: Wednesday, March 7, 6:30 p.m. ET at Jeffersontown Branch Public Library. Contact: email@example.com; Lexington: Wednesday, March 21, 6 p.m. ET at Lexington Public Library, Central Location (Room A). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Other admitted student nights are being planned. Visit https://www.wku.edu/admissions/counselors/ or call 270-745-2551 to get in touch with your WKU Admissions Counselor.
Exhibits at Downing Museum:The Story of Joe Downing: Select Works From the Collection; David Marquez, Germination Series (through March 17). Downing Museum, 4801 Morgantown Road. Contact Jack LeSieur, (270) 842-7415.
7 p.m.: Kentucky Live Series:Altogether Fitting and Proper: Civil War Battlefields Preservation in History, Memory and Policy, 1861-2015 by Timothy B. Smith, University of Tennessee-Martin. Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green. Contact Brian Coutts, (270) 745-6221.
7:30 p.m.: Concert: WKU Choirs. Van Meter Hall. Admission is $5; $3 for students. Contact Music, (270) 745-3751.
Friday, March 9
3 p.m.: WKU Baseball vs. Bowling Green. Nick Denes Field. Contact Athletic Communications, (270) 745-4298.