Across the University 9/27/2012

Presidential installation RSVP due
Presidents of Northern Kentucky University student organizations are invited to participate in the ceremonial procession at the presidential installation Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. To participate, students must RSVP by Oct. 1. Email which students will be participating in and what organization you are affiliated with. For more information, contact Kathy Stewart at

NKU one of the most military friendly
For the third consecutive year, G.I. Jobs magazine named Northern Kentucky University one of the most military friendly schools in the United States. The 2013 Military Friendly School Guide ranks NKU among the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide. NKU works with veterans to promote the Yellow Ribbon Program, which allows family members of veterans who qualify 100 percent for the Post-9/11 GI Bill to apply for and receive all graduate programs paid in full along with HB 425, which allows non-resident veterans to attend NKU at in-state tuition rates.

Black and Gold Days on campus
Fridays at Northern Kentucky University are Norse Pride Days. The Black and Gold Brigade will be on the lookout for students wearing black and gold. Students who are selected will receive a $10 gift card to the Barnes & Noble bookstore on campus.

Common Ground weekly meetings
Northern Kentucky University’s gay/straight alliance, Common Ground, hosts meetings every Thursday at 3:15 p.m. in Student Union 102 or 104. Members can choose to be completely anonymous. Common Ground’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive place for our members and educate the public about the LGBTQ community.

Reception for new exhibit Friday
Latino Student Affairs is hosting an Opening Night Reception for the Ceramic Traditions of Mexico Exhibition Sept. 28 from 4-6:30 p.m. in Landrum 200. At the reception, Consul General of Mexico Juan Solana will make the opening remarks. Music by the NKU Latin Jazz Ensemble and food will be provided. For more information and to RSVP please contact Diane Maldonado at