Campus briefs

‘Lunch for a Buck’ Norse Nation and Norse Force sponsored “Lunch For a Buck” on Oct. 8. Students who wore black and gold clothing received a pizza lunch for one dollar. Proceeds were used to cover the cost of providing the lunch. Norse Nation and Norse Force sponsored the event in a joint effort to promote school spirit.

NKU Shuttle parking pass winners announced Students who rode the NKU shuttle during the first three weeks of school were entered into a drawing for free parking passes. The winners are Tina Koscielicki, Rometta Ison, and Donna Hawkins. Depression screening Northern Kentucky University’s Health, Counseling and Prevention center recognized National Depression Screening Day on Oct. 9 by offering free screenings from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. HCP employs counselors for NKU students and faculty. The day included a written screening questionnaire and one-on-one feedback with a counselor. The test can also be taken on-line by going to the HCP website through NKU’s website. For more information contact the HCP office at x5650.

Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week NKU will celebrate Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Oct. 13-17. Dr. PeriLou Goddard will give “Safer Drinking” presentations in Budig Theater on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. A wellness fair will be held in Albright Health Center on Thursday, sponsored by the Health, Counseling and Prevention Office. The activities are intended to educate students about the dangers of alcohol misuse, abuse and addiction, according to Karen Bolte, department counselor and prevention coordinator.

NKU will host corporate leadership conference Northern Kentucky Leadership Institute and Toyota will host a corporate leadership conference Nov. 13-14 in the University Center Ballroom. Business professionals will educate students on what to expect in the corporate world. Contact Student Life for more information.

Campus welcomes area high school students Over 250 high school seniors will visit campus for Black and Gold Day Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m. – noon. Visitors will preview what NKU can offer them after graduation. Students will learn about campus organizations and academic programsby meeting with student leaders, faculty and administrators.