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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

Distance Learning Staff - Alicia Pennington

Alicia Pennington

Alicia Pennington

Instructional Designer

Office:  107A Garrett Conference Center
Phone:  (270) 745-4057


As an Instructional Designer, Alicia collaborates with faculty in the design, development, and deployment of online and hybrid/blended courses using current evidence-based adult learning and instructional design principles. She also creates interactive experiences that increase student learning, engagement, and motivation. Prior to joining WKU, Pennington worked in The Medical Center’s Education and Development Department designing online work-place training. This prior experiences allows her to assist DELO’s CPD department in the development and implementation of non-college credit continuing professional development learning courses.


B.A. Radio Broadcast Communications, 1993, Western Kentucky University

Professional Certificate, 2007, Teaching and Learning in Web-Based Courses, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

M.S. Instructional Design and Technology, 2010, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS



Quality Matters Certified Peer Reviewer, 2014

Quality Matters Certified Continuing Professional Development Reviewer, 2014

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