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“For us, it is really about supporting the veteran at all stages. - Ryan Padgett, director of the Veterans Resource Station

‘We are people too’: NKU nationally ranked as Military Friendly school

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter April 11, 2019

NKU is once again ranked nationally for the ninth year in a row as a Military Friendly school. NKU received a bronze distinction meaning that they scored within 30% of the tenth best school in their category....

Participants write messages to veterans with chalk on Savickis wall.

Student’s tribute to veterans touches lives

Tori Lentz, Staff Writer April 22, 2014

Just ten days before the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) first annual 5k race, the idea suddenly came to senior marketing major Tony Savicki. A student in Professor Jenny Gardner’s Event Planning...

NKU program aids veterans with college life

Justin Wolstenholme, Contributing writer February 27, 2014

People who come from poor backgrounds can get grants to attend college; students with high IQ’s can attain scholarships at any university of their liking; but where do veterans go for theirs? NKU has...

Veterans Resource Center aids student

Patrick Reagan, Contributing writer September 5, 2013

Last week, NKU’s Veterans Resource Station opened its doors for the first time. In two weeks, the new station has assisted nearly 100 veterans on NKU’s campus, according to figures provided by Dave...

University honors veterans with day of ceremonies

University honors veterans with day of ceremonies

Tara Derington, Staff writer November 15, 2012

Faculty and students gathered outside of Steely Library at Northern Kentucky University on Nov. 9 to pay their respects to the nation’s veterans. Silence fell over the crowd on the relatively warm...

Students Hope For Better Future

Students Hope For Better Future

Stacey Barnes, Contributing Writer September 27, 2012

Filling out forms and applications is a part of college life. Financial aid forms, meal plan and housing applications and scholarship applications are commonplace at colleges and universities across the...

Across the University 4/18/2012

April 18, 2012

Grad steps into local director position Northern Kentucky University graduate Jamie Grady was recently promoted to Executive Director of Finance and Operations for Interbrand, a leading brand consulting...

National Roll Call salutes fallen soldiers

Crystal Harris November 16, 2011

A clash of cymbals. The reading of names. Silence. More than 26 students, faculty and veterans gathered to remember the 6,313 soldiers who have died since 9/11 in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation...

NKU V.E.T.S. honors those who were lost

Kevin Gillman November 16, 2011

Silence filled the crisp November air as two uniformed Marines and an NKU V.E.T.S. representative walked in formation to the flagpole in front of Steely Library. After unfolding the perfectly creased American...

Veterans Day events to honor fighting and fallen

Roxanna Blevins November 9, 2011

This year’s Veterans Day events hold special importance for Americans, and especially military veterans, as the day marks the 10th Veterans Day after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Northern...

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