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Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11
The governor also outlined rules to reopening and steps to continue fighting COVID-19
April 29, 2020

Kentucky will begin its Phase 1 reopening starting May 11, according to a press conference from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear. May 11 Phase 1 reopenings will include construction, manufacturing, vehicle/vessel...

Virtual Commencement Celebration scheduled for May 9

Virtual Commencement Celebration scheduled for May 9
April 16, 2020

A “Virtual Commencement Celebration” is scheduled to take place on May 9 at 11:00 a.m. The celebration will recognize the hard work of May graduates at the end of finals week, according to an email...

Some student fees to be refunded, Norse Commons to remain open

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March 25, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced in a campus-wide email that parking, dining and housing fees already paid will be pro-rated and refunded to students. Vaidya said refunds will be applied to outstanding...

Summer courses moved online, campus buildings locked

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Priority registration will proceed as planned
March 24, 2020

In response to the growing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands announced Tuesday that NKU has moved all May intersession and summer courses to online instruction. Priority registration...

Ohio residents ordered to shelter-in-place

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Governor DeWine made the announcement Sunday afternoon
March 22, 2020

Ohio is now under a shelter-in-place order to limit the spread of coronavirus, Governor Mike DeWine announced Sunday afternoon. Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton signed the order, which is in effect beginning...

Northern Kentucky announces first regional case of coronavirus

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The first confirmed case is a 66-year-old female in Kenton County
March 18, 2020

Northern Kentucky now has its first confirmed case of Coronavirus. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced five new cases in the state on Wednesday; one of the cases is in Kenton County. The individual...

SGA reschedules presidential election amid coronavirus concerns

SGA reschedules presidential election amid coronavirus concerns
SGA in extended recess, sponsored events canceled
March 14, 2020

Through an executive order, student body President Jarett Lopez has postponed the 2020-21 SGA presidential election, originally scheduled for March 25 and 26, to April 1 and 2. The extension allows...

NKU employee, spouse self-quarantining with flu-like symptoms

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Spouse not tested for COVID-19, wasn’t deemed high risk by NKY Health Department
March 13, 2020

In a campus-wide email, President Ashish Vaidya said that an NKU employee is self-quarantining with flu-like symptoms. According to the email, the employee’s spouse was also sick but tested negative...

Campus Rec: classes, intramural sports canceled

The Campus Recreation Center.
Campus Recreation announced new hours, day for extensive cleaning
March 13, 2020

The Campus Recreation Center will stay open despite in-person classes being moved online—with the exception of Friday, March 20—according to an email sent to Rec Center members. All programs, such...

Provost announces more details on class transitions

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Provost Sue Ott Rowlands and President Ashish Vaidya made announcements regarding classes today
March 12, 2020

Following President Ashish Vaidya’s announcement yesterday that NKU will move to alternative delivery for instruction, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands informed faculty and staff in an email that workgroups...

NKU announces that classes will move online amid coronavirus concerns

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The World Health Organization classified the virus as a pandemic earlier today
March 11, 2020

Due to the nationwide outbreak of coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19, NKU announced that spring break will be extended through Saturday, March 21, and a majority of instruction will transition to...

Sophomore business major passes away at 19

Sophomore business major passes away at 19
Charles "Charlie" Schreiber was from Bellevue
February 3, 2020

This afternoon in an email, President Ashish Vaidya announced that Charles Joseph Raymond “Charlie” Schreiber, a 19-year-old sophomore business major from Bellevue, passed away last Wednesday on Jan....

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