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NKU held its third annual Student Success Summit on Jan. 14 via Zoom, where nearly 160 people attended the event.

NKU hosts its third annual Student Success Summit

Madison Plank, Managing Editor January 14, 2022

Northern Kentucky University hosted its third annual Student Success Summit on Friday morning, with nearly 160 participants, including 18 panelists that each spoke about different student and faculty successes,...

VIDEO: What COVID precautions could look like for spring semester

Emma Webster and Grace Rath December 16, 2021

As COVID-19 cases continue to show up around Northern Kentucky University and in the area, students and faculty are beginning to wonder what COVID-19 precautions may be in place for the spring semester,...

Outside the Student Union during fall.

What you missed at SGA: Oct. 11

Madison Plank, Managing Editor October 12, 2021

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Matt Cecil presented for a majority of SGA’s Monday meeting. Cecil started his presentation by first discussing the recent decrease in COVID...

New NKU Provost Matt Cecil poses for a photo.

New Provost Matt Cecil, COVID-19 restrictions and visions for a post-pandemic campus

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor September 3, 2021

This story was previously published in The Northerner's print newspaper on Sep. 1. Dr. Matt Cecil was selected as the new Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs on July 1 following...

NKU Fall Convocation screen, black and gold with spots all around

NKU gains a sense of normalcy at the Fall 2021 Convocation

Madison Plank, Managing Editor August 17, 2021

The 2021 Fall Convocation had a room filled with people masked up and Norsed up.  Rounds of applauses and laughter could be heard in the Student Union ballroom on Monday afternoon where the first campus-wide...

Board of Regents convened virtually to address COVID-19 updates, mental health and more.

Board of Regents: COVID-19 updates, new provost speaks, new mental health resource

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 11, 2021

With newly appointed Provost Matt Cecil in attendance, NKU’s Board of Regents convened for their second virtual meeting of the Spring 2021 semester on Founder’s Day. The meeting opened with a message...

NKU announces new provost

NKU announces new provost

Madison Plank, Asst. News Editor February 3, 2021

NKU President Ashish Vaidya announced Dr. Matt Cecil as the new Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (PEVPAA) in a campus-wide email today. This will go into effect July 1.  Cecil...

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