The Northerner

What you missed at SGA: residence hall name suggestions, spring semester plans

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 21, 2020

SGA and faculty administrators discussed what spring semester will look like and how to submit name suggestions for the new residence hall at this afternoon’s meeting.  President Vaidya: pension, financial updates, spring semester plans President Ashish Vaidya visited SGA to discuss forthcoming news about f...

What you missed at SGA: fall commencement plans, new members

Seven NKU students were sworn in as new SGA senators. From right to left: Mia Potter, Landon Meador, Karla Arango, James

Rachel Smith, News Editor

September 14, 2020

SGA members and faculty discussed plans for fall commencement and what spring semester will look like at the meeting on Monday. A dozen new members were also sworn in at the meeting and expressed how they will use their platform. Fall commencement, spring semester plans “Our goal is to do so...

What you missed at SGA Aug. 31

What you missed at SGA Aug. 31

Rachel Smith, News Editor

August 31, 2020

SGA discussed upcoming events, freshman elections and student suggestions for the coronavirus response team at Monday’s meeting.  No resolutions were passed because SGA did not have enough members to form a quorum, which is the minimum number of members present at a meeting to make the proceed...

Officials talk about campus cleanliness, dining, working in a pandemic

NKU's Student Union.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

July 30, 2020

University officials answered questions about working, cleaning, dining, recreation center and what campus looks like in a pandemic in a Zoom conference on Wednesday  Work, class and campus interaction  To ensure that the campus is protecting itself from being at risk of the COVID-19 virus, Lor...

Housing, commencement, worker pay decisions discussed at Board of Regents

corona feature

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 updates at NKU, such as university housing, pension developments and faculty and student employment were discussed today at today’s digital Board of Regents meeting. COVID-19 Updates “The campus will remain open, albeit partially, and will continue with the essential university operati...

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Frank Robinson reads comments from Advising about the resolution.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Academic Affairs Chairman Alan Millward and Senator Hannah Miller opened Monday’s meeting reading the changes in their resolution, which had its first reading last week. The resolution now allows students to submit evaluations of their academic advisors, in hopes to improve advising meetings and sessions students have.

Students displaced after Woodcrest hall closure

A closed stairway sign on one of the stairways of Sycamore Hall at Woodcrest Apartments.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

February 3, 2020

After living in Woodcrest Apartments’ Willow Hall for about 10 days, Savannah Guelda was asked to move out. When she received Dean of Students Arnie Slaughter’s email on Dec. 30 announcing the closure of Sycamore and Oak Halls, Guelda said she was under the impression she wasn’t going to be...

Students, faculty, staff volunteer for MLK Day of Service

Students, faculty, staff volunteer for MLK Day of Service

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 21, 2020

More than 600 NKU students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteered on campus to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the second annual NKU Day of Community Service, according to Arnie Slaughter, co-interim chief student affairs officer and dean of students.

What you missed at SGA Jan. 13

Senator Joe Baker discussing the ideas for resolutions.

Billy Keeney, News Editor

January 14, 2020

Woodcrest closure update All the residents who live in the Oak and Sycamore buildings of Woodcrest Apartments will receive their new assignments soon; there was space available in other dorms for all who were displaced, according to Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Student...

Dean of students wins influential faculty award

Arnie Slaughter is the reciepient of the Most Influential Faculty/Staff member by Alumni Programs & Services.

Halley Gamble, Contributor

February 6, 2019

Arnie Slaughter was recently named the recipient of the Faculty/Staff Strongest Influence Award by NKU alumni, and he’s worked hard to achieve it. While winning the award was certainly not his goal when starting at NKU in 2003, his close relationships with student advocacy and engagement proved hi...

Home sweet home: Flex Housing to provide a space for all students

Home sweet home: Flex Housing to provide a space for all students

Carrie Crotzer and Abby Anstead

January 21, 2016

Joining many universities across the nation, Northern Kentucky University is in the process of developing a flexible housing model that will support all students - regardless of gender identification, biological sex or sexual orientation.  The new program, led by Tyler Groll, the hall director for No...

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