The Great American Eclipse Shines on WKU

WKU will be a prime viewing spot for the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental U.S. in 38 years on Monday, Aug. 21.

The path of totality stretches from Oregon to South Carolina, cutting across the southwestern part of Kentucky.


Robert Jackson ('94) gives educators strategies to end mass incarceration

WKU alumnus, former NFL player, national speaker, author and consultant Robert Jackson (’94) is on a mission to inspire and instruct educators in an effort to put an end to mass incarceration.


Where [culinary] dreams come true for young alumna

During the mid-May Commencement ceremonies, the newly graduated Hilltoppers stood up to wave their custom “Class of 2017” red towels. While the paths of the young alumni differed, for Hannah Martin (’17), her path led to Florida and more specifically, Walt Disney World.



WKU President Timothy C. Caboni, Ph.D. (’94) officially sworn into office

Golfer and former Hilltopper Kenny Perry won US Senior Open Championship in July

Dr. Mark Newman (’81) chosen as UK’s Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

Ann Flaherty (’92) appointed as Superintendent for Schools for the Diocese of Owensboro

Joy Bunch (’00) hired as Advocate Coordinator for Court Appointed Special Advocates of South Central Kentucky

Karla Prudhomme (’14) presents at State Department adult education conference

Lifetime Member Becky Ann Baker (’75) nominated for Primetime Emmy Award

Legendary horror director and WKU Hall of Distinguished Alumni inductee John Carpenter to work with Universal Cable Productions

Gift from Lifetime Member John (’74) and Carolyn Ridley will connect downtown Bowling Green, WKU business students

Lifetime Member Mike Jenkins (’73) hired as Notre Dame High School Golf Coach

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