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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

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

Associate of Science Kentucky Association of Nursing Students


Kentucky Association of Nursing Students (KANS)

Western Kentucky University Nursing Students Association is a student organization affiliated with the state and national student nursing associations. The purposes of the association are to aid in the development of the individual student of nursing and the improvement of health care, and to provide educational activities designed to promote personal and professional growth. Membership in the National Student Nursing Association and the Kentucky Association of Nursing Students is mandatory for all students admitted into the ASN Program. Students are provided detailed information upon admission to the nursing program.


 All members receive Imprint, NSNA's official magazine published by and for students. Imprint contains articles on current trends and issues in nursing, career development, NSNA meetings, events, benefits, and job opportunities. NSNA members receive 25% off the registration fee for the NSNA NCLEX EXCEL courses and a 25% discount for the NSNA NCLEX-RN Review book in addition to other reduced rates.

Local meetings are held monthly with a state convention scheduled annually. For more information contact the KANS Faculty Advisor, Leeanna Miller   or  Vickie Shoumake.

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