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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

Sample Thank You Letter

Sample Thank You Letter Format

Below is an example of letter format when writing your thank you letter. Your letter will leave a lasting impression with the donor. Be sincere.

(Donor Name)

(Name of Scholarship)

(Donor Name),

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generous gifts to the (Name of Scholarship).   As the recipient of that scholarship, I am grateful for the assistance the scholarship has provided. …..(Express how you felt when you first learned you were the scholarship recipient and/or express how the scholarship will benefit you and your family).

At WKU this fall, I am... (list your classification, your major, what your plans are for this academic year. You might also mention any extra-curricular activities in which you are involved.)

Again, thank you for making the (Name of Scholarship) possible.




(Your Name)


Don’t forget - You also have two options to send your information electronically:

1.  You may email your letter to

- OR -

2.  You may go online and put your information into our “Thank You Campaign” Scholarship Recipient Profile.


Upon completion, your information will be automatically sent to our office.

Thank you!

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 Last Modified 10/31/14