Skip to main content
Western Kentucky University

Personal Excellence Events

Personal Excellence Events-Fall 2014

All events listed are FREE with a WKU student ID.

PHASE II: September 28th-November 8th

September

Organization           

Event

Date

Time

Location

Academic Advantage Series

Practical Money Skills: What Do You Need to Know?
Presented by Nick Haught

Tuesday, September 30th       

3:30-5:30pm     

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Health Education

Nutrition Chat Series: MyPlate and YOU

Tuesday, September 30th

5-6pm

Health Services Lobby

Cultural Enhancement Series   

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis     

Tuesday, September 30th

7:30pm

Van Meter Auditorium

October

Organization

Event

Date

Time

Location

Academic Advantage Series

Tips for Successful Writers, presented by Dr. Angela Jones

Monday, October 6th                                   

3:30-5:30pm

GRH Auditorium (1074)

 

German Film Festival

Monday, October 6th-Thursday, October 9th

10/6 @ 6-10pm; 10/7 @ 6-9pm; 10/8 @ 6-9pm; 10/9 @ 6-9pm

CH 210

International Year of Ecuador

The WKU Year of Ecuador Celebrates Dr. David M. Coffey

Monday, October 6th-Friday, November 7th

All Day

IWFAC Corridor Gallery

Counseling and Testing Center

National Depression Screening Day

Tuesday, October 7th

11am-2pm

Centennial Mall

WKU Center for Literacy

Study Strategies for the Humanities

Wednesday, October 8th

1-2pm

TPH 401

Downing Student Union

Fight Like a Girl: Breast Cancer Awareness Panel & Discussion

Wednesday, October 8th

6:30-8:30pm

DSU 3025

Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Sassy, Social, and Sophisticated Dessert Reception

Wednesday, October 8th

3:30-6pm

DSU 3023

Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility

Dr. Gitiata Nasreen, Fullbright Scholar, presents   “Whitewashing the Color Politics: The “Unfair” Construction of Beauty for the (Market) Beast”

Thursday, October 9th

4-5:30pm

Faculty House

WKU Film Program

Essential Cinema Series presents: Rashomon

Thursday, October 9th

7pm

MMTH Auditorium

Pre-Law Advising

WKU's Pre-Law Admissions Forum

Tuesday, October 14th

3:30-5pm

Faculty House

Health Education

Nutrition Chat Series

Tuesday, October 14th

5-6pm

Health Services Lobby

Gender and Women's Studies

Gender Images Film Series presents: Wadja

Tuesday, October 14th

6:30-7:45pm

CH 125

Leadership and Volunteerism

Click for a Cure

Wednesday, October 15th

10am-4pm

DSU Lobby

Cultural Enhancement Series

Cultural Enhancement Series presents Bill Nye

Wednesday, October 15th

7:30pm

Diddle Arena

 

Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Induction (RSVP required, cynthia.fox@ky.gov)

Thursday, October 16th

Induction 1-3pm; Reception 3-5pm

Knicely Conference Center (South Campus)

Academic Advantage Series

Say What?! Communicating in Groups, presented by Gary Hughes

Thursday, October 16th

3:30-5:30pm

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Hardin Planetarium

Finding your Way Around the Autumn Skies

Thursday, October 16th-Tuesday, November 25th

Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 7pm; Sundays @ 2pm

Hardin Planetarium

School of Journalism and Broadcasting

"Echoes in Space: The 30 Year Voyage of the Space Shuttle," roundtable discussion with NASA Astronaut Terry Wilcutt, and photojournalists, Philip Scott Andrews and Scott Andrews

Friday, October 17th

Reception @1pm; Roundtable @ 2:00pm

MMTH Atrium and Auditorium

Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Lunch & Learn: Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Tuesday, October 21st

1-2:30pm

DSU 2084

Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility

Dr. Tiara Na'puti presents, "Guam: Where American Colonialism Continues"

Tuesday, October 21st

4-5pm

TPH 133

Study Abroad and Global Learning

Choose your Own Adventure: A Night in Ecuador

Tuesday, October 21st

6-7pm

Cupola Room, Fresh Food Company

Housing and Residence Life

Ask in the Dark

Tuesday, October 21st

7-8:30pm

DSU 2123

WKU Center for Literacy

Improve your Reading Speed

Wednesday, October 22nd

1-2pm

TPH 401

Academic Advantage Series

Understanding your Textbooks, presented by Kristy Cartwright and Jeremy Logsdon

Wednesday, October 22nd

3:30-5:30pm

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Day: Roundtable Discussion with Natalia Allen

Wednesday, October 22nd

4pm

MMTH Auditorium Lobby

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Day: Natalia Allen, “Are Clothes Modern? Fashion with a Conscience”

Wednesday, October 22nd

5pm

MMTH Auditorium Lobby

International Year of Ecuador

Ecuador: Place of History, Mystery, and Opportunity, presented by Dr. Jeff Hoyer

Wednesday, October 22nd

5-7pm

DSU 3024

Black Graduate Student Association

Research 101: How to Efficiently Find the Research Information You're Looking For

Thursday, October 23rd

7pm

GRH 2055

WKU Film Program

Essential Cinema Series presents: Rosemary’s Baby

Thursday, October 23rd

7pm

MMTH Auditorium

Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility

Film Screening The Insular Empire: America in the Mariana Islands

Thursday, October 23rd

4-5pm

TPH 133

Veterans Upward Bound

Talking Service

Thursday, October 23rd-Thursday, November 13th

5:30-7:30pm

Jones Jaggers Hall 127

WKU Libraries

Faraway Flix Series: Dark Water (Japan)

Friday, October 24th

6:30pm

Faculty House

Parent and Family Weekend

Freshmen and Transfer Student, Parent, and Family Member Welcome

Saturday, October 25th

10-10:45am

DSU Auditorium

Parent and Family Weekend

Mock Classroom

Saturday, October 25th

11am-12pm

DSU 3024

Academic Advantage Series

Successful Study Habits, presented by David Serafini

Tuesday, October 28th

3:30-5:30pm

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Dept. of Political Science

Politically Speaking Lecture Series presents, "Consulting the Past: John Locke, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and the Elevated Status of Religious Liberty"

Tuesday, October 28th

6pm

DSU 2004

Counseling and Testing Center

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Annual Candlelight Vigil

Tuesday, October 28th

6pm

Center St. Parking Lot (across from the Warren County Justice Center), Downtown Bowling Green

History Department

Pre-law Admissions Forum: University of Tennessee College of Law & University of Memphis School of Law

Wednesday, October 29th

3:30-5pm

CH 203A

Counseling and Testing Center

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 1 in 4 Display

Thursday, October 30th

10am-2pm

DSU

Dept. of Public Health

"Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis: An Ancient Disease that is Still Among Us," presented by Dr. Wayne T. Sanderson

Friday, October 31st

11:30am

GRH Auditorium (1074)

November

Organization

Event

Date

Time

Location

Leadership and Volunteerism           

Relay for Life

Saturday, November 1st

6pm-12am        

Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium

Academic Advantage Series

A Healthy You: Ending the Semester on Track        

Monday, November 3rd

3:30-5:30pm 

GRH Auditorium (1074)

Health Education

Nutrition Chat Series

Tuesday, November 4th

5-6pm

Health Services Lobby

WKU Center for Literacy

Boost your Vocabulary

Wednesday, November 5th    

1-2pm

TPH 401

WKU Film Program

Essential Cinema Series presents: Persona

Thursday, November 6th

7pm

MMTH Auditorium

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 
 Last Modified 10/28/14