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WKU WEATHER ALERT:

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

Kentucky High School Media Institute

Kentucky High School Media Institute

A component of the 21st Century Media Program of Distinction at Western Kentucky University, the Kentucky High School Media Institute is funded by Kentucky's Council on Post-Secondary Education Regional Excellence Trust Fund. The Institute's primary goal is to support and supplement scholastic journalism endeavors in Kentucky.

 

 2015 Mark of Excellence Contest

WKU's Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the SJ&B will host its annual Mark of Excellence Newspaper, Broadcasting and Online awards ceremony on Friday, March 27, in WKU's Mass Media & Technology Hall auditorium.

Contest information and applications.

For more information contact:

Charlotte Turtle
Program Director
charlotte.turtle@wku.edu  / (270) 745-3055

 

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2014 Journalism Scholars Day Conference 

Journalism Scholars Day, a 42-year tradition at WKU, attracted 500 Kentucky high school journalism students and more than 20 media advisers from 18 schools across the state to campus Friday, Oct. 24.

The four-hour conference included a scholarship writing contest and the Mark of Excellence yearbook awards ceremony as well as breakout sessions with topics ranging from design and photography to feature writing and the future of radio taught by WKU faculty and students as well as journalism professionals.

For more information contact:

Charlotte Turtle
JSD Program Director
charlotte.turtle@wku.edu  / (270) 745-3055
 

2014 Mark of Excellence Winners

 
 
 
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Kentucky High School Media Institute

A component of the 21st Century Media Program of Distinction at Western Kentucky University,

the Kentucky High School Media Institute is funded by Kentucky's Council on

Post-Secondary Education Regional Excellence Trust Fund. The Institute's primary goal is

to support and supplement scholastic journalism endeavors in Kentucky.

Partners include state universities and colleges, and media-related organizations such as:


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