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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

 

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes 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.

Gender & Women's Studies Awards

Awards

Awards and scholarships will be presented at the GWS Awards Ceremony on April 27, 2015 from 4-5:00 p.m. at the Faculty House

Seneca Falls Personal Empowerment Award

Deadline for Nominations: March 27, 2015

 

1. The recipient is a female student, undergraduate or graduate, who is currently enrolled at Western Kentucky University.

2. The recipient has demonstrated self-empowerment by overcoming physical, economic, social, and/or legal adversity.

3. The recipient is mentor and/or positive role model. Her experience benefits other women in supportive, constructive ways.

4. The recipient has demonstrated personal development during her time at Western Kentucky University.

5. Other pertinent attributes that can be factored favorably into consideration include: community service, heroic or meritorious action, social involvement, and publication.

 

 Seneca Falls Personal Empowerment Award Nomination Form

 

*The nomination form is a pdf document. Please print from your browser and complete all information.

NOTE: AWARD RECIPIENTS CANNOT BE NOMINATED AGAIN FOR THE SAME AWARD.

 

 

Catherine Coogan Ward Feminist Action Award

Deadline for nominations: March 27, 2015

 

1. The recipient is a woman or man who is a member of the Western Kentucky University community (faculty, staff, administrator, or alumnus/a.) The individual is actively working to improve the quality of life for women at WKU.

2. The recipient is an active advocate for the rights and empowerment of women and motivates others toward those ends.

3. The recipient has taken a primary responsibility within recent years to create positive change concerning women’s issues.

4. The recipient reaches out to the wider community to increase awareness and support of women’s issues.

5. The recipient has demonstrated knowledge of women’s problems and issues.

6. The recipient has assisted women in overcoming difficulties and attaining goals.

7. The recipient is a role model for others in women’s issues.

8. The recipient effectively promotes women’s issues through speaking, writing, or teaching.

9. The recipient participates in organizations or associations related to women.

 

 Catherine Coogan Ward Feminist Action Award Nomination Form

 

*The nomination form is a pdf document. Please print from your browser and complete all information.

NOTE: AWARD RECIPIENTS CANNOT BE NOMINATED AGAIN FOR THE SAME AWARD.

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