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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

benefits of joining a fraternity or sorority


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You might be wondering how your student can benefit from joining a fraternity or sorority at WKU...


Fraternities and sororities are rooted in founding principles that foster academic achievement, student involvement, community service, and life-long friendships.

Some of the benefits are:

  • "Home away from home" - A support group to help ease the adjustment to college
  • Academic Support- Scholastic resources to help student achieve their academic goals.
  • Leadership Development- Opportunities to acquire leadership skills through hands-on experience.
  • Giving back to the Community-Opportunities for active participation in community service projects.
  • Involvement- Encouragement to get involved, stay involved and maximize their potential on campus.

 

National studies conducted annually consistently indicate that students who choose to join Greek-letter organizations experience many positive benefits, including the following:

  • Greek students are more likely to stay in college than non-Greek students.
  • College graduates who belong to a sorority or fraternity tend to be more financially successful than other college graduates.
  • Greek alumni give both more money and more frequently to their alma maters than non-Greek alumni.
  • Greek students are more active on campus.
  • Upon graduation, these members are also more likely to get involved in volunteer and charitable organizations.

 

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