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CONTACT

The Gatton Academy
1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Phone: 270.745.6565
Fax: 270.745.2987
Email: academy@wku.edu

 

2015/2016 CALENDAR 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

July 16 - August 7, 2015
Study Abroad Trip to Harlaxton

August 16, 2015
Class of 2017 Move-In

August 19, 2015
Class of 2016 Move-In

August 24, 2015
Classes Begin

September 1, 2015
Class of 2018 Application Opens

September 4-7, 2015
Closed Weekend (Labor Day)

September 26, 2015
Preview Day

September 30 - October 4, 2015
Closed Weekend (Fall Break)

October 17, 2015
Preview Day

October 30 - November 1, 2015
Closed Weekend

November 14, 2015
Preview Day

November 24-29, 2015
Closed Weekend (Thanksgiving)

December 7, 2015
Finals Week Begins

January 23, 2016
Preview Day

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Welcome to
Bowling Green, Kentucky!

Bowling Green is a thriving university town with a progressive and diverse population. Kentucky's third-largest city, Bowling Green combines the convenience and community of a small town with the culture and innovation found in larger cities.

Even in recent difficult financial times, Bowling Green continues to thrive economically and culturally due to its diverse economy, major university, award-winning schools, affordable housing, low crime rate, and surrounding natural beauty and resources.

According to Forbes, Bowling Green ranks as the #12 small town in America for a career. Its cost of living is 11% lower than the national average, and the average single-family home costs $117,000. Bowling Green is conveniently located on I-65 only 65 miles north of downtown Nashville, TN, and its additional urban amenities.

Bowling Green has a tremendous local artistic and cultural scene, with numerous local restaurants, businesses, farmers markets, and bars. The city hosts major annual music festivals, is home to multiple local theatre troupes, and recently opened the 80,000 square foot Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center for nationally touring performances.

WKU is located next to downtown Bowling Green, where you will find a vibrant collection of local businesses and restaurants that are centered on the historic southern-style square. The city has many outdoor recreational opportunities including 19 parks and Lost River Cave, plus Bowling Green is only 26 miles from Mammoth Cave National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Please explore the links below to discover what makes Bowling Green an outstanding and unique place to live and work.

 

General

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Diversity

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Economics

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Entertainment

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Festivals

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Food

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Museums

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Schools

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Theatre and the Arts

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