Aross the University 11/15/2012

Annual SAP event hosted at

Information Technology at Northern Kentucky University recently hosted the annual SAP Student LifeCycle Management workshop. The 85 participants from different universities in the region could choose from three different tracks to learn more about SAP student systems. They could choose from student accounting, student administration and student financial aid. Representatives from SAP, NKU financial aid provider Sigma Systems and Universal Systems Technologies sponsored the workshop.

Seniors win travel awards to
toxicology conference

Two Northern Kentucky University senior biological sciences majors recently received Pfizer Undergraduate Student Travel Awards to attend the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology. Anna Lang and Amy Ashworth tied for first place for Best Undergraduate Poster at the Ohio Valley Society of Toxicology meeting in September to receive the awards. Ashworth’s project analyzed enzyme activities in the developing mouse brain and Lang’s focused on a liver enzyme that might be crucial to normal motor function. Lang and Ashworth will be traveling March 9-13.

Expect delays before Alan Jackson concert Saturday

On Saturday beginning at 6 p.m., University Drive and Campus Drive will be limited to concert traffic only. Vehicles traveling through Nunn Drive will be directed to parking lots — no through traffic will be available. Drivers entering campus through the Three Mile exit from I-275E will only be able to access the city of Highland Heights via Kenton Drive around the exterior of campus to Johns Hill Road.

Senior nursing projects on display

Northern Kentucky Univeristy senior nursing students will present leadership projects Nov. 27 from noon-2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The students concentrated on projects that could improve health care outcomes after working in healthcare settings through the region. For more information about the poster display, contact Kathy Bergman at 859-572-7967.

5K benefit run will help students attend annual conference

The Kinesiology Club is hosting the Chilly Cheeks 5K Run/Walk Dec. 2 to raise money for a conference. There is a $10 registration fee for students and $20 for non-students. The conference is for the Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine. Pre-registration continues on Nov. 19 and 20 in the Student Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All who pre-register also receive a free T-shirt.

Non-demoninational group hosts Bible studies

Disciples on Campus host biweekly Bibletalks on campus at 8 p.m. Mondays in Norse Commons room 116 and Thursdays in Norse Commons room 117. There will be a short Bible discussion that is open to any denomination followed by fellowship and free snacks. Contact Jeff at to find out more.