The Northerner

Provost updates campus on COVID-19 protocols

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Noelle Horn, News Editor

August 18, 2020

In an email sent out this afternoon, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands updated campus on COVID-19 quarantine protocols, where to receive free facial coverings and ways to maintain healthy practices.  COVID-19 regional statistics dashboard Rowlands introduced the COVID-19 Regional Statistics dashboard. The dashboard wa...

Campus buildings to be used for COVID-19 first responders, quarantine

The exterior of BB&T Arena.

Billy Keeney, News Editor

April 9, 2020

Campus buildings will be used as a place for first responders to take a break from work, or quarantine themselves as their families stay “healthy at home” during the pandemic, according to an email from President Ashish Vaidya. The Honors House is being set up for first responders to take breaks...

The petition behind NKU’s switch to pass/fail

Christine Curran, associate professor in the Biological Sciences department, uses texting in her labs classes.

Elizabeth Cates, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2020

On March 31, NKU sent out an email notifying students the option to change letter grades to pass/fail would be coming in an email on April 13. RELATED: NKU allows students to opt-in pass/fail grading for semester On March 21, Sierra Blair started a petition requesting NKU to switch to an opt-in ...

Provost provides resources for faculty amid online transition

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Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 16, 2020

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands updated faculty who are transitioning their courses to an online format in an announcement on NKU’s coronavirus preparedness website. Rowlands said this week she and the deans of the colleges will lead a webinar to answer any questions faculty have. Day one of the webinar ...

All student organizations to cancel remaining semester events

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

March 13, 2020

All student organizations on campus have been asked to cancel all remaining events for the semester—whether on- or off-campus—according to an email from Sarah Aikman, director of the Student Union and University Center.

Provost announces more details on class transitions

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Billy Keeney and Natalie Hamren

March 12, 2020

Following President Ashish Vaidya’s announcement yesterday that NKU will move to alternative delivery for instruction, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands informed faculty and staff in an email that workgroups are busy outlining the details of the transition. Seven-week accelerated online courses will begin as usual on Mar...

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