WKU Community Outreach
Western Kentucky University's culture promotes social responsibility and civic involvement. Our students volunteer frequently in Bowling Green, Warren County, and the surrounding areas, and many of our departments sponsor programs that benefit the community. Read about some of these great programs below, and explore this site to see the ways WKU stays involved in Southern Kentucky.
Center for Citizenship & Social Justice
The Center for Citizenship & Social Justice (CCSJ) provides academic and co-curricular experiences that empower WKU students, faculty and staff to address complex social issues in partnership with the communities we serve. CCSJ offers a Minor in Citizenship & Social Justice, along with a host of engagement opportunities organized each semester. CCSJ also awards scholarships and grants to students and faculty for their service endeavors. | Learn More
Leadership & Volunteerism Programs
The Office of Student Activities has implemented various programs to encourage leadership and volunteerism among the student body of WKU. Through specific fundraising events like Midnight on the Hill and ongoing efforts like alternative breaks and the Dynamic Leadership Institute, students are able to give back to their community and experience the benefits of volunteerism first-hand. | Learn More
Going Green with WKU
Honored as a Green Ribbon School by the US Department of Education, WKU strives to reduce our impact and assist the surrounding community in sustainability efforts. The Office of Sustainability ensures that WKU is an institution that provides innovative solutions to global challenges, prepares students as engaged and responsible citizens, and observes best practices in campus operations and services. | Learn More