An investment in a race horse triples in success for WKU alumna Mary Nixon (’77)

Whether you are an owner, an investor or even a person placing a bet at the track, you hope and dream that your race horse will win a race like the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness or the Belmont Stakes. But, to win all three—with the same horse, in the same year—many would say that’s a fantasy. 




15th annual Alumni College provides Hilltoppers a weekend full of education and fun

On Friday, June 15, approximately 30 WKU graduates from the 1960s to the 1990s, returned to the Hill for the weekend to relive their college days. The Alumni College has been hosted by the WKU Alumni Association since 2003. It’s a weekend-long event, open to Hilltopper graduates of all ages and designed to reignite the Spirit.



Multiple WKU alumni honored by Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce hosted an annual Excellence Awards Luncheon at the Knicely Conference Center with hundreds of community leaders and members in attendance. Chamber officials presented three awards including the 2018 Administrative Professional of the Year. 


A WKU alum is tapping his way to fame on Sweden’s version of America’s Got Talent

For many of us, the dance of life to find our true passion can have many steps in the right and wrong direction. Isaac Middleton (’14) is no stranger to this
tricky tango. But, his persistence and talent of simultaneously tap dancing and playing musical instruments landed him on Sweden’s version of
America’s Got Talent.


Lisa Sheehan-Smith (’81, ’82) still placing in competitive figure skating at age 59

Alex Embry (’13) named Boys Basketball Coach at McLean County High School

Gerron Hurt (’16) to compete on MASTERCHEF

Former Lady Topper Tashia Brown (’18) signs pro contract with Israeli team

Clay Simpson (’12) and Tyler Jury’s (’12) Clayton & Crume recognized by StyleBlueprint

Brent Rupard (’09) and Anthony Olympia (’09) of country duo Everette to release “Slow Roll” debut single

Lifetime Member David Dickerson (’90) appointed acting Secretary of Kentucky Labor Cabinet


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