Across the University

Haile/US Bank College of Business:

The first Finance Student Association meeting will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 6 in the Business, Education and Psychology Building room 461. Melody Townsend, president of Townsend Financial Planning, will speak. Townsend serves on the Kentucky Financial Planning Association as president-elect and has been featured in nationwide publications such as USA Today. Food and drinks will be provided. E-mail for more information.

College of Informatics:

Media Informatics faculty and students traveled to the corporate offices of CinciMedia in Vilnius, Lithuania, to collaborate with leading virtual effects artists during the summer. The program focused on the study and application of computer-generated images. For photos, videos, 3-D animation and work from students and information about the Media Informatics program, see

College of Nursing and Health Professions:

Faculty member Carrie McCoy was selected for the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky Community Advisory Committee, a non-profit, philanthropic organization working to promote health education and prevention.

Chase College of Law:

The Northern Kentucky Law Review is sponsoring the free symposium “Lincoln, the Lawyer” focusing on his years of law practice, particularly in Kentucky, at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Cincinnati Marriott River Center in Covington. Contact Professor Roger Billings at with questions. E-mail to register.

College of Education and Human Services:

Sign up for the PRAXIS (Pre-professional skills test) preparation seminar to learn how to boost your standardized test score for acceptance to the Teacher Education Program. This free seminar is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 in Lucas Administrative Center Room 506. Sign up in Business, Education and Psychology Building room 230 or contact Patsy Fisk at The Ed.D. open house will be from 10:30 a.m. until noon Oct. 4 in the Otto M. Budig Theater.

College of Arts and Sciences:

Joy and Tony Burdette will present “A Concert of Opera Arias” at 8 p.m. Oct. 3. The performance will feature works from Mozart, Donizetti, Puccini, Wagner and Britten. Admission is free.

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