Across the University

Haile/ US Bank College of Business:

Entrepreneurship student Gary Darna presented his business, Chapter Zero, at the first and only Ohio statewide business plan competition Oct. 23-24 and won the Busch Business Plan Award. Twelve schools, including Ohio State University, the University of Cincinnati, Ohio Welseyan and Bowling Green State University also competed.

College of Arts and Sciences:

Indian Country Today’s “Education: Guide to Higher Learning in Indian Country ’08-’09” lists the almost 40 tribal colleges and colleges and universities with Native American Studies programs. NKU’s Native American Studies program is the only one listed in all of Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

College of Nursing and Health Professions:

The Rho Theta Honor Society gave alumna Jennifer Hunter the Juanita Thiele Leadership Award Oct. 24. Hunter earned a Kentucky Colonel title for Hurricane Katrina disaster relief in Mississippi. As president of Northern Kentucky Women’s Cancer Coalition, she helped bring cancer screening and mobile mammography to the area. She is the Clinical Services Director at the Northern Kentucky Independent Health Department which serves four counties.

Salmon P. Chase College of Law:

All classrooms in Nunn Hall, except courtrooms, are open 24/7 for study purposes and remain unlocked until Dec. 13. They are to be shared, cannot be staked out for individual use and cannot be reserved. Group study rooms are available in the Library and NH405 can be reserved through the Library.

College of Informatics:

Several scholarship opportunities are available for Computer Science and Computer Information Technology majors. The first deadline is Nov. 27. For more information and applications, go to

College of Education and Human Services

All education students are encouraged to see baseball Hall of Famer Pee Wee Reese on Nov. 21 from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. in BEP 200 discuss the use of humor to reflect on our personal dispositions and ideas on teaching students in a multi-cultural and diverse society.

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