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Wednesday October 22nd
All Day
Ecuador in Library Special Collections
Location: Kentucky Building, 2nd Floor outside of Jackson Gallery

Features colorful contemporary artifacts from Ecuador an several research items, including 2 letters from the Rumsing Wing, U.S. Ambassoardor to Ecuador in 1870.

All Day
Display of Garments from Indigenous Ecuadorians
Location: Cravens Library 5th Floor
All Day
The WKU Year of Ecuador Celebrates Dr. David M. Coffey
Location: IWFAC Corridor Gallery

Dr. David M. Coffey was the driving force behind developing the WKU Year of Ecuador. Through art objects, personal stories and photographs, this exhibition celebrates “Doc” Coffey’s connection to Ecuador, the many students he influenced with his study abroad programs, and the way in which he developed lasting links between Ecuador and wider WKU community. Curated by Professor Kristina Arnold’s Gallery Studies class.


8:00am - 4:00pm
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) training
Location: GLAS - GLAS 0131
Description: Training for Social workers with the Two Rivers Region
8:30am - 9:15am
test 3 nurs 165 fall
Location: SC - SC C0134
Description: computer test
9:00am - 10:30am
BG OnStage presents: "The Giver
Location: VMH - VMH 0117
9:00am - 4:00pm
College to Career Fair
Location: DSU - DSU 3029
10:00am - 3:00pm
Dance Big Red
Location: DSU - DSU 1000D
10:30am - 2:30pm
Hilltoppers for Life We Care Tour
Location: OD - OD CentenMall A
11:00am - 2:00pm
Alcohol Awareness information table
Location: DSU - DSU 1000C
11:00am - 3:00pm
Potter College Fall Festival
Location: FAC - FAC Colonnade
11:30am - 1:30pm
CRU Wednesday Meetings
Location: TPH - TPH 0214
11:30am - 1:30pm
Employee Wellness Seminar
Location: FH - FH 0100
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Improve your Reading Speed
Location: WKU Center for Literacy Tate Page Hall 401

Learn the techniques of speed reading.

A ticket will be issued at each session for the grand prize drawing at the final session.  Light refreshments will be served.

3:00pm - 5:00pm
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Academic Advantage Series Workshops
Location: GRH - GRH 1074
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Relay for Life Captians Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 3018
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Ecuador: Place of History, Mystery and Opportunity, a visiting scholar lecture by Dr. Jeff Hoyer
Location: DSU 3024

Part travelog, part historic and cultural profile the narrative and visuals will take you on a journey across Ecuador. The presentation introduces you to the country's significance as one of the world's cradles of civilization, one of the world's most diverse ecosystems, and its emergence and potential as a power player economically and politically in South America and Beyond.

The audience will be taken through places and cities such as Quito, Mindo, the Bosque Protector Mindo-Nimbillo Nature Reserve, the Mindo Cloud forest, the Milpe Bird Sanctuary, a drive through the Andes, Otavalo, Cuenca, Guayaquil, the Reserva Ecologia Manglares Churute,  and the Galapagos Islands. It will provide an introduction to the Incas, a view of multiple cultures, cross-cultural Communications, NGO public relations, health promotion, ecotourism and its importance to Ecuador, and touch briefly on the politics and economics as they relate to this emerging country.

4:30pm - 7:00pm
5:00pm - 6:00pm
AAPG Student Chapter Meeting
Location: EST - EST 0349
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Geology Club Meeting/Movie Night
Location: EST - EST 0337
5:30pm - 7:00pm
SAPC Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 2084
6:00pm - 7:00pm
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Inclusive Ministries
Location: DSU - DSU 2113
6:00pm - 8:00pm
So You Want to be a Professional?
Location: DSU - DSU 2085
6:30pm - 8:30pm
LDS Institute of Religion
Location: DSU - DSU 3002
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Blaq Art Nouveau
Location: DSU - DSU 3005
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Natalia Allen
Location: MMTH Auditorium
7:30pm - 8:30pm
URSLC Meetings
Location: DSU - DSU 2086
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Spirit Masters Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 2084
8:45pm - 10:30pm
Intern Meeting
Location: DSU - DSU 2113
9:00pm - 11:00pm
Phi Beta Sigma
Location: DSU - DSU 3029

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