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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

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Leslie Ford

Leslie Ford

Graduate Assistant

Office:  Grise Hall 128
Phone:  270-745-4382


Leslie Ford is currently a Masters student at Western Kentucky University pursuing a degree in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental Health. She also completed her undergraduate studies at WKU with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science with a concentration in Health Services. While an undergraduate student she attended the American College of Thessaloniki in Thessaloniki, Greece during the spring 2011 semester; Harlaxton College in Grantham, England during the fall 2011 semester; and she most recently completed a field study and research program based in New Delhi, India through the School for International Training for the Fall 2013 semester. After returning from abroad Leslie served as a Study Abroad Ambassador for spring 2012 and as a Study Abroad Student Representative for fall 2012 and spring 2013. After graduation Leslie plans to continue pursuing educational opportunities abroad while using her skills gained during her master’s program.

Within the Study Abroad Office Leslie manages a large portion of the social media for the office, represents the office at events on campus, helps with student inquiries in the office including some walk in advising, contributes to ongoing projects, and provides a student voice for Study Abroad and Global Learning.

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