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2021 Northerner Senior Farewells

Northerner Staff April 27, 2021

Every semester, The Northerner bids farewell to our senior staff. Every editor gets a chance to wrap up their Northerner career in a farewell. These are the spring 2021 graduating seniors.

Seniors petition for separate fall commencement

Seniors petition for separate fall commencement

Spring commencement is being held virtually Saturday, May 9
Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 8, 2020

Since senior elementary education majors Emilee Beecham and Alexia Ball started their petition in early March to give spring 2020 graduates their own commencement, they have reached nearly 2,200 signatures...

Janiah Miller, integrative studies major.

A conversation with senior Janiah Miller

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 8, 2020

Major: Integrative studies. I have three minors. Political science, social justice and university honors with two focus areas in women and gender studies and public service. What organizations have...

Alex Navarro-Guzmán, international business and human resource management major

A conversation with senior Alex Navarro-Guzman

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 8, 2020

Major: International Business and Human Resource Management  What organizations have you been involved in at NKU? Resident Assistant for the Office of University Housing  Student Worker for...

Dylan Woodruff marketing major

A conversation with senior Dylan Woodruff

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 8, 2020

Major: Marketing What organizations have you been involved in during your time at NKU? Golden Key International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma What have been the biggest challenges for...

Chris Riehl, public relations major

A conversation with senior Chris Riehl

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 8, 2020

Major: Public relations with a minor in health studies What organizations have you been involved in during your time at NKU? Currently I serve as the president of Presidential Ambassadors. I’m also...

Chinedu Asinugo, computer information technology major

A conversation with senior Chinedu Asinugo

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 8, 2020

Major: Computer Information Technology and my focus is on cybersecurity. I have minors in information security and computer forensics.  What organizations have you been involved in during your time...

Charlie Kays, BFA drawing major

A conversation with senior Charlie Kays

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 7, 2020

Major: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in drawing What have been the biggest challenges for you with transitioning to online? It’s definitely slowed down my workflow a bit. I’m a digital artist,...

corona feature

Vaidya: spring commencement canceled

Finals week will be held online
Natalie Hamren and Billy Keeney March 20, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced in a campus-wide email today that spring commencement will be canceled due to coronavirus concerns.  All 2020 graduates are invited to participate in the December...

Our advisor, Michele Day, with the seniors.

Farewell: Notes from the senior editors

Northerner Staff April 26, 2018

We admit: We're more than a little sad to let our seniors go. From reporting on the fly (sometimes skipping class to do so, shh...) to working long hours and late nights in the newsroom, our graduates...

1,780 students are eligible to graduate this year compared to 1,670 last May. Students will graduate in three commencement ceremonies May 9.

Record number of students to graduate this spring

Tori Lentz, News Editor May 4, 2015

NKU will graduate one of its largest classes in the institution’s history when 1,780 students receive degrees at three commencement ceremonies May 9.“We continue to go up a little bit. We have a couple...

Student debt impacts NKU alumni

Kassidy Stricklett, Staff Reporter September 26, 2014

Whether he was doing homework, participating in fraternity events, running or working, Robert Hamm used to be your typical student here at NKU. But that all changed in May. In May of 2014, Hamm shipped...

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