Across the University

New COI director of creative technology
Northern Kentucky University alumnus Dan Koabel is the new director of creative technology for the College of Informatics. Koabel graduated in 2008 with a media informatics degree. As director, he will have creative and administrative responsibility of the informatics website and hold a role in programming and planning for events in the Griffin Hall Digitorium.

Support for Steely Library through grocery shopping
Steely Library is selling reloadable $10 and $25 Kroger gift cards that will, in turn, pay the library back. For every card sold and for every reload, Kroger will pay Steely Library four percent of the reload. Gift cards can be purchased in SL 505 with only cash or check only. For more information about the Neighborhood Rewards reloadable card, contact Sani Webster at

CEO opening doors to entrepreneurship opportunities
The Northern Kentucky University Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization is hosting Nehemiah Manufacturing Company founders Dan Meyer and Richard Palmer as part of the “Chellgren Pathways to Entrepreneurship Speaker Series” at noon on Nov. 16 in the Student Union Ballroom. Interested students can contact Jeff Varrone at for more information or to RSVP.

German program wish students a Merry Christmoose
The German program of the Department of World Language is showing an authentic German holiday movie, “Es ist ein Elch entsprungen,” at 7 p.m. on Nov. 10 in LA 506. The Wagner family wakes up to a pre-Christmas visitor: a talking moose. The family must return the moose to Santa by Christmas or there may be no Christmas at all. “Es ist ein Elch entsprungen” will be shown in German with English subtitles and is appropriate for all ages.]

Building name changes are official
Due to the moves that occurred last summer of the College of Business and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Northern Kentucky University has implemented two building names changes. The BP building is now the Mathematics – Education – Psychology Center or MP. The ST building is now the Business Academic Center or BC. With these changes, students registering for winter and spring term classes will now see the MP and BC designations for the buildings.

Upcoming Board of Regents meeting
The Board of Regents will meet at 1 p.m. on Nov. 9 in SU 104. The meeting is open to the public and attendance is encouraged by the Board.