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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

Alpha Tau Omega

Alpha Tau Omega



Alpha Tau Omega was founded in Lexington, Virginia at the Virginia Military Institute on September 11, 1865. Three men came together in the bonds of brotherhood to bring the North and the South back together after Civil War. Since then, ATO currently has over 250 active/inactive chapters, 6,500 undergrads, and initiated over 200,000 men. As America's Leadership Development Fraternity, ATO places a high value on leadership development programming. Things like the Leadershape Institute, Altitude, ELC's, Congress, and President's Retreat provide our undergrads with a substantial amount of leadership experience and educational opportunities.

Nickname: A T O

WKU Chapter: Zeta Omega

Founding Date: September 11, 1865

Original Charter at WKU: February 25, 1967

Color:  Azure & Old Gold

Flower: White Tea Rose

Mascot/Symbol: Heraldic Cross Pattee

Philanthropy: Wounded Warrior Run

Chapter Website:

National Website:

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