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The TRiO program provides enhanced personal, academic and financial support for over 200 Pell-eligible, first-generation or disabled students at NKU.

NKU receives $2 million in grants for student success

Rachel Smith, News Editor August 20, 2020

NKU received approximately $2 million in federal grants to be distributed over the next five years, administration announced in an email earlier today. It is the largest amount of federal funding to be...

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

Students support students through new program

NKU Student Pilots aim to help other students succeed
Kaycee Sloan, Contributor October 22, 2019

This school year, NKU organized a new program to help and support students called “Student Pilots.”  Before the fall semester, “the state of Kentucky put out a number of grant proposals looking...

Bonita Brown, NKUs new vice president and chief strategic officer.

How Success by Design prioritizes student success

Bonita Brown, NKU’s vice president and chief strategic officer, believes Success by Design could be a model for colleges across the country
Billy Keeney, News Editor August 21, 2019

NKU made public Success by Design in April 2019, which will serve as its strategic framework for the next three years. NKU’s goal is to increase access, achieve higher levels of completion and advance...

President Ashish Vaidya addresses students, faculty and staff at a spring forum event on April 18, 2019.

Spring forum: Vaidya talks new plans, budget and enrollment

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor April 22, 2019

President Ashish Vaidya hosted a spring forum Thursday, April 18, to a crowd of staff, faculty and students alike. Vaidya talked briefly about enrollment, the 2020 fiscal year budget and upcoming university...

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