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Spring commencement: guests to attend virtually, where to buy cap and gown

Spring commencement: guests to attend virtually, where to buy cap and gown

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 9, 2021

Additional details about spring commencement have been released by NKU administration in a recent campus-wide email.  All guests will attend the commencement virtually via a livestream hosted by administrators....

NKU announces BB&T as mass vaccination site

NKU announces BB&T as mass vaccination site

Madison Plank, News Editor March 9, 2021

Interim Provost Dr. Ande Durojaiye announced today in a campus-wide email that the Pfizer vaccine will be distributed at BB&T Arena on campus for eligible individuals on March 20 and 21 from 8 a.m....

This semester, SGA senators have the option to attend meetings in-person or virtually.

What you missed at SGA: LGBTQ discussion, appointment of two new senators

Madison Plank, News Editor March 8, 2021

Today’s SGA meeting started out with a short presentation by Bonnie Meyer, NKU’s director of LGBTQ Programs and Services.  Meyer went over what programs and services the LGBTQ office provides,...

NKU will host in-person commencements for 2020, 2021 graduates

NKU will host in-person commencements for 2020, 2021 graduates

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 8, 2021

NKU will host in-person commencement ceremonies for 2020 and 2021 graduates on May 7-9. The ceremonies will be held outdoors on a field at the NKU Soccer Complex, regardless of weather conditions, with...

FUEL NKU has newly implemented the QuickPick Pantry program.

FUEL NKU begins supplies pick-up program

Dung Nguyen, Reporter March 8, 2021

FUEL NKU, an organization providing free food and household supplies for students at NKU, has recently started QuickPick Pantry. With QuickPick Pantry, students are allowed to schedule items for pick-up....

GUIDE hosted a town hall last night to discuss issues such as safety and discrimination on campus.

Students discuss diversity, safety on campus in GUIDE Town Hall

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 5, 2021

Last night, G.U.I.D.E (Greeks United for Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity) hosted a virtual town hall via Zoom in an effort “to discuss issues real students are experiencing on our campus,” according...

NKU senators, students announce campaign for SGA President, VP

NKU senators, students announce campaign for SGA President, VP

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 4, 2021

At the time of reporting, two sets of candidates have announced their intention of running for president and vice president of NKU’s Student Government Association in the upcoming 2021-2022 school year....

Campus community members are encouraged by NKU's Office of Inclusiveness Excellence to complete the 40-minute training session that is now available.

NKU introduces diversity, equity training; students, faculty react

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 3, 2021

This semester, NKU has announced Danielle McDonald as its inaugural Diversity Fellow, the appointment of Eddie Howard as Vice President of Student Affairs and new training from EVERFI on “diversity,...

Governor Andy Beshear was a keynote speaker at Kentucky's Rally for Higher Education.

Rally for higher education: tuition cost, state funding, more

Madison Plank, News Editor March 2, 2021

The Rally for Higher Education took place last Friday. Guest speakers included Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Dr. Aaron Thompson, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. The rally...

President Ashish Vaidya visited SGA this afternoon to discuss campus updates.

What you missed at SGA: president’s campus updates, resolution on vaccinations for out-of-state faculty and students

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 1, 2021

At today’s SGA meeting, President Ashish Vaidya delivered important campus updates, the executive board gave updates on their work this month and a resolution regarding vaccinations for out-of-state...

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Rachel Smith, News Editor February 26, 2021

Following Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s plan to begin administering vaccinations to those who qualify for Phase 1C on March 1, NKU has released updated information for site locations and qualifications...

Phase 1C COVID-19 vaccinations to rollout in NKY

Phase 1C COVID-19 vaccinations to rollout in NKY

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 23, 2021

The University announced that Kentucky will begin Phase 1C of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution on March 1. “The Governor announced that regional vaccination sites will open to Kentuckians in Phase...

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