[N3] Norse News Network - N3 February 22, 2006
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N3 - Norse News Network
February 21, 2006
Welcome to the Norse News Network!
The Norse News Network, or N3 as it is commonly called, is a weekly
electronic newsletter designed to give NKU students the scoop! Within
this newsletter you will find info about campus and community
activities, university wide announcements and job opportunities. The
Office of Student Life is proud to offer this service to you. For more
information about getting involved on campus visit the Office of Student
Life, University Center Suite 10, call us at 859.572.6514 or check out
our website: www.nku.edu/~studentlife
SOC Nominations due Monday - February 27th!
The Office of Student Life and the SOC Committee invites all registered
student organizations to participate in "A Night with the Stars" on
April 12, 2006. The Student Organization Celebration award
application/nomination packets have been distributed into Student
Organization mailboxes. If you have not received yours please get one
in the Office of Student Life. Be aware that there are several changes
to the process this year. Two awards, Outstanding Program and Campus
Visibility, now require that groups must be nominated by another
organization. Please read your packets carefully. Due to costs of
printing, only one packet will be distributed to each organization.
Don't let your Organization miss the chance to be represented at the
SOC! Get your nominations turned in by 4:30pm on Monday, February,
27th! Please contact Kim Vance at vanceki at nku.edu
<mailto:vanceki at nku.edu> for questions or concerns.
Latino Student Union y Amigos hosts 2 Events
FREE Salsa Classes Wednesday, February 22nd 7:30pm-8:30pm UC Ballroom
Cultural Feast Spring 2006
All you can eat Hispanic/Latino Cuisine Tues. February 21, 2006
5pm-7pm UC Ballroom
Asking only for $2.00 donation.
Be a Summer R.A. with Educational Talent Search
Provide live-in supervision to enthusiastic middle school students.
Assist students with academics, leadership abilities, team building,
relationships, assessing the university campus, and also chaperone great
trips. Tentative dates: June 18, 2006 - June 23, 2006 (training in
late May) Qualifications: Junior status or have completed 60+ college
credit hours by June 2006, 2.5 minimum GPA, valid driver's license
required. We need mature, energetic young adults who enjoy working with
teens. Ideal opportunity for future educators, but all majors
encouraged. Salary: $350 For more information: Call the NKU
Educational Talent Search office at 859-392-2410. To complete an
application, stop by the Upward Bound office at 412 Johns Hill Road,
Highland Heights, between 8:30 & 4:30 weekdays.
Deadline: Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Have fun with Upward Bound - Be a Summer R.A.
Provide live-in supervision to motivated high school students. Assist
students with academics, leadership abilities, team building,
relationships, accessing the university campus, and also chaperon great
trips. Tentative dates: May 29, 2006 - July 14, 2006 (Weekends Off,
training in late May) Qualifications: Junior status or have completed
60+ college credit hours by June 2006, 2.5 minimum GPA, valid driver's
license required. We need mature, energetic young adults who enjoy
working with teens. Ideal opportunity for future educators, but all
majors encouraged. Salary: Resident Assistants - $1,650 - $1,850
depending on experience. Room provided for duration of program, board
provided Monday through Friday only.
For more information: Call the NKU Upward Bound office at 859-442-3520.
To complete an application, stop by the Upward Bound office at 412 Johns
Hill Road, Highland Heights between 8:30 & 4:30 weekdays or go to our
website at http://access.nku.edu/upwardbnd
<http://access.nku.edu/upwardbnd> and download the application and mail
it to the address above. Deadline: Tuesday, February 28, 2006
7th Annual Spring Share Project
Could each of your members donate 5 cans of food to help? Our
communities desperately need the help of your members, and your
organization can also win program grants for helping others. The Free
Store, Hosea House, Fairhaven Rescue Mission and Be Concerned of
Northern Kentucky have asked us to help generate canned food donations.
Please help us increase our NKU donation this year because the need is
growing daily. You can even win program dollars from the Dean of
Students Office. The NKU student organizations donating the most cans
will win programming grants in the following amounts to support your
other service programs.
First Place $400.00
Second Place $300.00
Third Place $150.00
Fourth Place $100.00
Fifth Place $50.00
Simply collect your cans and bring them to the downstairs Plaza outside
the University Center (by Chick-fil-A and UC 11) at 12:00 Noon on
Thursday, April 6th. We will count your cans and the agencies will pick
up the donation right there. To Join With Us, simply email Phi Alpha
Theta's coordinators: Miranda Hamrick at hamrickm1 at nku.edu
<mailto:hamrickm1 at nku.edu> or Stephanie Vines at viness1 at nku.edu
<mailto:viness1 at nku.edu> providing the name of your organization, a
contact person's email, and the estimated number of cans you wish to
Looking for something to do over spring break, but don't want to give up
the whole week?
We are partnering with a group called Kentucky Changers in Morehead, KY
to build 2 Habitat for Humanity Houses over the next few weeks.
When: Wednesday, March 8 and returning Saturday, March 11.
Cost: $60 (Includes meals & lodging...bring a sleeping bag, etc...)
Travel: We will carpool down and back.
If you are interested in participating...please contact Brian Combs by
Wednesday, March 1.
Baptist Campus Ministry
Northern Kentucky University
Combsbr at nku.edu
WANTED: Creative Writing
LaLink (Literature and Language Club) is holding its annual creative
writing contest. Please submit either poetry or fiction writing to
Prof. Andy Miller, LA 522; each entry should be accompanied by a cover
letter and names should appear only on the cover letter, not on the
manuscript. Cash prizes will be awarded of $50, $25 and $10 for 1st,
2nd and 3rd place in each category. Any questions - please contact
Prof. Miller at millera at nku.edu <mailto:millera at nku.edu> . The deadline
is 03 March 2006.
Golden Key International Honour Society
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS: Juniors and seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.63
or higher are eligible to join. If you have received an invitation, the
deadline to join is Wed. March 8, 2006. The deadline to RSVP for the
induction ceremony with number of guests is Fri. March 17, 2006 at
FoxJ at nku.edu <mailto:FoxJ at nku.edu> or 859.572.6447
XAVIER UNIVERSITY NIGHT with the INDIANA PACERS
Indiana Pacers vs. Boston Celtics
Sunday, March 19, 2006
Game Time - 1:00 p.m.
Doors Open - 11:30 a.m
Participate in the Marsh Family Night with the Indiana Pacers presented
by WB4! Ticket prices are $20.00, $30.00 and $49.00. For every ticket
you purchase through this offer you will receive: a food voucher good
for one FREE hot dog, bag of chips and small Pepsi product, a FREE
T-shirt, a 10% discount coupon good for either Home Court location, your
groups name in lights on the scoreboard during halftime of the game, and
you will have the opportunity to shoot a free throw on the main court of
Conseco Fieldhouse. Orders and payment are due by Monday, March 6,
2006. Please contact Ryan Ramsey at ramseyrm at xavier.edu
<mailto:ramseyrm at xavier.edu> for your order form and more information.
International Potluck Dinner
Participate in Potluck as a music, dance or culture act! If you would
like to share something about your culture, or if you have a talent to
show off, the International Student Union would appreciate you being
part of the Potluck program on April 08, 2006. Rehearsal for
performances will be held March 3, 2006 at 4 pm in the UC ballroom. For
more information please contact Isabell Haage at haagee1 at nku.edu
<mailto:haagee1 at nku.edu> and 859-572-6973 or join the meeting of ISU on
Fridays at 3 pm in UC 108.
STUDENT RALLY FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
Are you interested in paying higher tuition? Do you want a say in the
future of your education?
Make your voice be heard. Make a difference. Join NKU Student
Government Association and students from around the state for the
Student Rally for Higher Education. Wednesday, Mar. 8 at the Capital
Rotunda in Frankfort, Kentucky Transportation Provided Leave campus at
10:30 a.m. Free Lunch Provided! For more information and to RSVP,
sga at nku.edu <mailto:sga at nku.edu> or call 859.572.5147 SUPPORTED BY NKU
YOUR STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION.
Are you a future CEO?
Did you know that CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization) has a
chapter at NKU? CEO informs, supports, and inspires college students to
be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation.
There is no place like CEO where you can network with both local
businesses and students, get the inspiration from them, and be such a
unique individual! If you want to take advantage of this environment,
come to our weekly meetings on Mondays. The door is open to everybody.
Next meeting is on Feb 20 (Monday) at 4:50p.m. in BEP 327.
Contact Info: modarresp1 at nku.edu <mailto:modarresp1 at nku.edu>
Rule of 72?
Discover the Missing Piece Financial Seminar
February 27, 2006
3:00 - 5:00 pm
All Majors Welcome Door Prizes & Refreshments Provided Hosted by: NKU
Graduate Student Association
Hoxworth Blood Drive - Help save a life by giving blood
Wednesday, April 5, 2006
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sign up for appointment at: http://www.hoxworth.org/nku/
<http://www.hoxworth.org/nku/> Walk-ins accepted.
Sponsored by: GSA, SGA, CEO, and RHA.
Need HELP With Your Financial Aid?
FAFSA may quite possibly be the most feared acronym of the college
experience, but the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) wants
you to know that it doesn't have to be, and to prove it, the OSFA is
sponsoring FINANCIAL AID NIGHT on Thursday, February 23, 2006 in Room
365 of the Applied Science and Technology Center (AST or AS&T) from 6:00
p.m. - 8:00p.m. Please bring student and parent completed 2005 federal
income taxes and all other important tax documents. The OSFA staff will
be on hand to help you complete your 2006-2007 FAFSA online. IMPORTANT:
Both you and your parents should apply for a 4-digit pin number at this
website <http://www.pin.ed.gov/PINWebApp/appinstr.jsp> . This PIN number
will allow you and your parents to electronically sign your FAFSA
shortening the processing time by at least two weeks. Not sure if
you'll qualify for aid? It doesn't hurt to find out. Submit your FAFSA
by March 1st to be sure you receive the maximum amount you can receive.
Applying for aid doesn't mean you have to take a student loan, but it's
good to have them ready in case of emergency. Stop by with questions
regarding Financial Aid Night. Our office is located in the Lucas
Administrative Building, Room 416. Office hours are 8:15 a.m. - 4:30
INTERVIEW WITH Procter & Gamble
Monday, March 20th
Tuesday, March 21st
On Monday, March 20th and Tuesday, March 21st Procter & Gamble will be
on NKU's campus interviewing students for its SUCCESSWAY Co-op Program.
The SUCCESSWAY Co-op program provides students the opportunity to begin
a career filled with both challenge and opportunity. A SUCCESSWAY
Co-op is an administrative, non-management role. The program is
searching for students who demonstrate leadership, individuals who are
willing to step-up and take responsibility, and those who are skilled at
communicating and working with people at all levels. If this sounds
like you, apply online!!!
HOW DO I APPLY?
Visit our website
CLICK APPLY NOW
Look for Job HR 00000421 'Administrative Coop'
***In order to be considered for an interview slot, please apply by
Monday, March 13 2006***
Questions or Concerns:
SuccessWay Co-op Coordinator
Black.jl at pg.com
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE, REPRESENTATIVES FROM PROCTER &
GAMBLE WILL BE ON NKU'S CAMPUS February 27th & 28th IN THE UNIVERSITY
CENTER FROM 11:00AM - 1:00PM.
Northern Kentucky Regional History Day
Northern Kentucky Regional History Day at NKU will take place Saturday,
February 25, 2006, 8:00AM-1:00PM. Tickets are $8.00 at the door--NKU
STUDENTS ADMITTED FREE WITH ID. The opening presentation by Dave
Schroeder is "They came to the Commonwealth": Immigration to Northern
Kentucky in BEP 200. All other workshops (see
yday/> ) will take place in the University Center. History Day is
co-sponsored by NKU's History & Geography department, the Historical
Confederation of Kentucky and local area historical societies.
Questions? Contact John Boh 859-491-0490.
Special Olympics Swim Meet
The College of Education and Human Services will host the Special
Olympics Swim Meet on Saturday, March 18th, at the Albright Health
Center Pool. Student volunteers are needed from 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
Please contact Dr. Carol Ryan, ryanc at nku.edu <mailto:ryanc at nku.edu> , to
volunteer yourself or students in your organization.
Former NASA Astronaut to speak at NKU
Dr. Ronald M. Sega, Undersecretary of the Air Force and Former NASA
Wednesday, March 1st, 2006 in the University Center Ballroom from 12:00
- 1:00 p.m. ALL ARE WELCOME Limited Space Available Lunch Provided.
Did you used to play baseball and want to play competitively again? If
you are interested in the Baseball Club, please contact Jill Kleiser @
kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu> .
Did you wrestle in high school? Do you want to learn how to wrestle?
Contact Jill Kleiser @ kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu> if
you are interested in being a part of the Wrestling Club.
If you are interested in being on a new soccer club, come to the
Informational Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 23 in the Campus Recreation
Center, room 151. Men's Team meeting begins at 6:30 and Women's Team
meeting begins at 7pm. If you have any questions, contact Jill Kleiser
at kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu> .
Learn to Kayak at Campus Recreation
The Outdoor Adventure Program is offering kayak clinic package that will
teach you how to kayak! This package includes 3 clinics that will teach
you all you need to know for only $25/person. Register by Monday, Feb.
27 at the Campus Recreation Center. Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni &
Guests Welcome! For more information, contact Jill Kleiser at
kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu> or 572-5728.
If you are interested in the New Badminton Club, come to the
Informational Meeting on Tuesday, March 14 at 4pm in the Campus
Recreation Center, room 151. For more information or questions, contact
Jill Kleiser at kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu> or
Intramural Doubles Badminton Tournament
Want to play badminton for FREE! Come play in the Intramural Doubles
Badminton Tournament on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7pm. Register at the Campus
Recreation Center by Thursday, Feb. 23rd. For more information, contact
Jeremy Chipman at 572-6570 / chipmanje at nku.edu
<mailto:chipmanje at nku.edu>
Inner-tube Water Polo League
Lookin' for a new sport that is hilarious? Come and try the new
Intramural Innertube Water Polo League. Teams consist of 7 players
(goalie included) and no experience is necessary!. Registration
Deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 28th, league begins after Spring Break. For
more information or to be added to a team, contact Jeremy Chipman at
chipmanje at nku.edu <mailto:chipmanje at nku.edu> or 572-6570.
DIOCESE OF COVINGTON VOCATION RALLY
Monday 27 February 06 7-9 PM
St. Joseph Church, Crescent Springs KY
A time to listen, to ask questions and to explore which vocation God is
calling you to in life.
The evening begins with a talk by Gina Geambrone on finding and
nurturing a vocation, followed by a panel discussion. The panel
consists of priests, deacons, religious sisters and brothers, married
and single men and women. Everyone is invited.
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