Campus briefs

Law Day offers insight to legal profession Salmon P. Chase College of Law will celebrate Law Day Nov. 17 by providing information on attending law school and the admissions process. Local attorneys and representatives from several law schools will be on hand to answer questions. The event will take place in the University Center Ballroom, 5-7 p.m. No reservation needed. For more information, contact Bruce McClure at (859) 572-5830 or

NKU co-sponsors leadership conference Northern Kentucky University and the National Center for African American Leaders held the 3rd annual NCAAL Leadership Conference, entitled “Leveraging Our Legacies,” on Nov. 10 and 11 at the METS center for Corporate Learning. The conference was centered on the theme that today’s leaders benefit from the experiences of previous generations. Attendees had the opportunity to speak with national and regional leaders from higher education, as well as private and public leaders.

Blood drive to benefit all The Northern Kentucky University and Hoxworth Blood Center blood drive will be held Nov. 18 in the University Center Ballroom. Students, faculty and staff can donate blood from 10:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity volunteers still needed Northern Kentucky University, Delta Airlines, Ashland Oil and Habitat for Humanity still need volunteers to build a two-bedroom home for Nancy and Marina Daugherty. Students, faculty and staff can volunteer Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. by calling the Student Life Office.

Lecture addressed issues of multiculturism Dr. Maulana Karenga, creator of the African American and Pan-African holiday Kwanzaa, visited campus Nov. 10 – 11 to present a teaching workshop and lecture to address teaching and education in regard to multicultural issues. The event was sponsored by the Afro-American Studies Program, Center for Faculty Development, Students Together Against Racism and the office of Affirmative Action and Multicultural Affairs.