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N3 - Norse News Network
March 1, 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
N3 will not be distributed next week due to Spring Break!
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
Leave campus at 10:30 a.m.
Free Lunch Provided!
For more information and to RSVP, please e-mail
mailto:sga at nku.edu <mailto:sga at nku.edu> or call 859.572.5147
SUPPORTED BY NKU YOUR STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
UP 'TIL DAWN FINALE EVENT ANNOUNCED
Attention Up 'til Dawn Stick-n-Seal participants ... we thank you for
assisting with the over $12,000 we have raised for St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital! Looking for something fun to do? We invite you to
the Up 'til Dawn finale event on March 24th at Sports of All Sorts in
Florence from 11pm - 1am. Not only will it be fun, but it's also free!
There will be free food and free games, which includes pool tables,
soccer and basketball. We'll also recognize individuals and teams for
their participation. For more information and to RSVP, contact Up 'til
Dawn at uptildawn at nku.edu <mailto:uptildawn at nku.edu> .
New Campus Chalking Policy
Student Organizations - Please take note of the new "Campus Chalking
Policy" by going to the following link:
<http://www.nku.edu/~uc/ChalkingPolicy.htm> . If there are any
questions regarding the Campus Chalking Policy, please contact the Dean
of Students Office at 859-572-5147.
Attention all Bands:
$500 is on the line
Audition for Battle of the Bands (4/10)
March 14th-16th & March 21st-22nd
6-9 pm on all dates
Contact APB at apb at nku.edu <mailto:apb at nku.edu> or dunnsh at nku.edu
<mailto:dunnsh at nku.edu> for an audition time!
STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
2006 SPRING ELECTION PACKETS
AVAILABLE MARCH 15th
Student Government Association (SGA) 2006 spring election packets will
be available on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 10:00am for students who
want to run on a ballot for the following positions:
* President (2.5 minimum GPA required for all executive
* Executive Vice President
(President and Executive Vice President may run on a slate)
* Vice President of Public Relations
* Vice President of Student Involvement
* Vice President of Administration
* Senator (15 positions available - 2.0 minimum GPA required)
* Judicial Council (3 positions available - 2.0 minimum GPA
Election packets are available outside the SGA Office (UC 208) or in the
Dean of Students Office (UC 346). Election packets must be completed
and returned to the Dean of Students Office by Monday, April 3, 2006 at
10:00am. Student government Association elections will be held on
Wednesday, April 12 and Thursday April 13, 2006. SGA meetings are held
on every Monday afternoon during the fall and spring semesters starting
at 3:30pm in University Center, room 11. Candidates must be able to
attend the SGA meetings on a regular basis. Additional information
concerning the SGA can be obtained by contacting their office at
UNIVERSITY CENTER IS NOW WIRELESS
WIRELESS LAPTOPS ARE
AVAILABLE IN THE UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR CHECKOUT
Wireless laptop computers are available for checkout at
the University Center Information Desk
Available during the Spring Semester:
Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday from 12 noon to 7:30 p.m.
NKU Student ID card is required for check-out. Laptops cannot leave the
University Center facility. SUPPORTED BY NKU YOUR STUDENT GOVERNMENT
You Can Help Katrina Victims!
On Saturday, April 1 YOU can help the victims! The Eastside Christian
Church in Milford, OH is hosting an event called HELP BUILD HOPE. At
this event, they are looking to recruit 1,200 volunteers from the
Greater Cincinnati Area to work and help frame 20 homes. After the
frames are constructed, they will be delivered to the Gulf Coast and
given to Hurricane Katrina victims. There are still thousands of
homeless people in the Gulf Coast region.
How can you help?
As a volunteer, you and your friends can participate in one or more of
the building sessions (no experience needed) on Saturday, April 1st:
The times are:
* 8 am- 12 pm
* 1 pm- 5 pm
* 6 pm- 10 pm
Please contact Tiffany Mayse at mayset at nku.edu <mailto:mayset at nku.edu>
to volunteer. All volunteers will receive an NKU shirt for
participating, so please submit your t-shirt size and shift. This event
is being sponsored by the Freshman Service Leadership Committee and the
Student Government Association. For more information, please visit
HelpBuildHope.org or 513.831.4373 ext. 17. Please RSVP by Monday, March
How is Your Resume?
The March Talk on Tuesday will take place on Tuesday, March 21 in UC 11
at 12:15. This month's topic is Resume Building. Kat Yankowski of the
NKU Career Development Center will facilitate the session. Come and
learn how to make your resume stand out! The Leadership Task Force will
provide lunch to everyone who attends the event. Interested? Please
RSVP to Tiffany Mayse at mayset at nku.edu <mailto:mayset at nku.edu> by
Friday, March 17. For more information, please call the Office of
Student Life at 859-572-5806.
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. Please visit one of our
information tables for more information: Wed. Mar. 15 & Wed. Mar. 22,
2nd floor of the University Center 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Rule of 72? Discover the Missing Piece
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/
Sponsored by: GSA, SGA, CEO, and RHA.
Alternative Spring Break
Are you 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, BSU Campus Minister, by
Wednesday, March 1 at 859.572.5955 or combsbr at nku.edu
<mailto:combsbr at nku.edu>
JOIN CIRCLE K!!!
Are you looking for a fun, easy, worthwhile way to get involved in
service activities and help out on campus and in the community? Then
Circle K is definitely for you! Join us at our meetings every Wednesday
at 7:00 pm in the Faculty/Staff room at the University Center.
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 17, 2006 at 4 pm in UC 11. 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.
CATHOLIC NEWMAN CLUB
There will be no Mass on Sunday 05 March or Wednesday 08 March because
of Spring break.
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 27 (Monday) at 4:50p.m. in BEP 327.
Contact Info: modarresp1 at nku.edu <mailto:modarresp1 at nku.edu>
"The Truth Is Still Marching On!: HipHop vs. Rap
Please join University Housing, NKU's Anointed Voices Gospel Choir and
the Black History Month Committee in continuing the celebration of Black
History! On Wednesday, March 1, 2006 in Norse Commons 117 at 8:10p.m.
Special guest: George A. Smith (Gfresh), NKU alumnae and charter member
of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Rho Gamma Chapter. This year topic
is "HipHop vs. Rap!"
Campus Nurse Hours during Spring Break
The Campus Nurse will be available for limited hours during the week of
Spring Break March 6th -March 10th.She will be in the office from 9am
-2pm on these dates. For further information and questions, please call
(859) 572-5650. We're sorry for any inconvenience this causes.
Campus Nurse Hours for Monday,March 13th
The Campus Nurse will be available on Monday, March 13th from 9am-2pm
only. For more information and questions, please call (859)572-5650
Attention: International Students!!
Have you been dying to share information about your origin with others??
Now is your chance!! Go with NKU Housing RAs to Grant's Lick Elementary
School for their multicultural fair. This is an area that is very rural
and without a lot of diversity. Bring your culture to these students by
answering their questions (no presentation needed.) Volunteers are
welcomed to bring artifacts from their culture. (i.e. music, posters,
clothing, etc.) This counts as community service hours!! Please
contact Tiffany Whalen at 859-322-6795 or whalent at nku.edu
<mailto:whalent at nku.edu> in order to participate. Transportation will
be provided on March 14 & 15 leaving at 12pm. Volunteers can
participate on March 1, 2, 3, 9, 10 anytime from 9am-2pm, but
transportation will not be provided.
"Free" Chili Supper
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Every Tuesday evening
United Methodist Student Center
Come and bring a friend!
Women's Empowerment (W.E.) has moved its Meeting Day!!!!
Come join W.E. during our new weekly meeting time:
Mondays at 5pm
Place: UC 107 (Faculty/Staff Lunchroom)
Help us plan monthly events, fundraising ideas for the Women's Crisis
Center and MORE!
Men are welcome too.
SEE YOU THERE!
Golf for a Good Cause with Kappa Delta Sorority!!!
Kappa Delta Sorority is proud to host the 2nd Annual Shamrock Golf
Scramble, April 1st (1:00 shot gun start) at A.J. Jolly Golf Course!!!
$60.00 per person/teams of 4. Price includes 18 holes, cart, dinner,
goodie bag, and lots of fun! All proceeds will be donated to the
Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children (child abuse clinic) at
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Please contact Julie Zix
(zixj at nku.edu <mailto:zixj at nku.edu> ) for more information or to
register for the tournament! FORE!!!!
International Coffee Hour
All NKU students, faculty, staff, and community members are being
invited to monthly International Coffee Hour that will be held on
Wednesday, March 1 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on the second floor lobby of
the University Center Bldg. As always, free coffee, tea, food and
fellowship will be available for all who will come. With questions or
comments please contact Adam at 859-572-6517; widanskia at nku.edu
<mailto:widanskia at nku.edu>
30-hour Hunger Campaign
Association of African Charities
AAC will hold its 4th annual 30-hour hunger campaign at Northern
Kentucky University (NKU) dubbed "Technology Against Hunger". AAC
members/participants will fast for 30 hours beginning 1pm March 17 to
7pm March 18 to symbolize the effects of hunger with the hope of raising
money to ship over 100 acquired computers and books to Zimbabwe
(Chiredzi All Learning Center) and 200 pounds of medical supplies from
Supplies Over Seas (a humanitarian aid program of the Medical Foundation
of the Jefferson County Medical Society) to Kenya (Bahati dispensary).
Our goal is to raise $7,500 with the collaboration of strong and willing
supporters like you and AAC. In the past, funds raised were used to
prevent Twafwane orphanage from closing down due food and medicine, to
dig a well in Chakondora village, Zambia where people had to walk
15miles to get water. Funds were also used to pay for the upkeep of over
70 children at OOEIM orphanage in Elmina, Ghana. If you are interested
in raising funds from companies, churches, etc contact Selina Oladapo at
oladapos at nku.edu <mailto:oladapos at nku.edu> or Alfred Kariuki at
alfkariuki at yahoo.ca <mailto:alfkariuki at yahoo.ca>
Direct Deposit of your financial aid now available!
Simply sign up for U.S. Bank Student Checking, activate your NKU ALL
Card (ID Card) to become your U.S. Bank ATM Card and complete the
Financial Assistance Disbursements on-line form through NKU Norse
Express (www.nku.edu). Now, you're ready to deposit your Financial
Assistance Disbursements directly into your U.S. Bank Student Checking
account! For more information or to open an account, stop by the new
full-service U.S. Bank branch on campus, located on the first floor of
the University Center, or call the branch at 859-442-6150.
Are you one of NKY's Top Students?
Do you want to network with the area's Top Executives?
Maybe YOU are one of Northern Kentucky's Most Likely to Succeed!
What? This is a highly select leadership and professional development
program facilitated by the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Who? Top students graduating in 2006-2007 academic year with an
undergraduate or graduate degree who live, work or go to school in NKY
When? Attend six mandatory Friday afternoon sessions from June through
How? Download an application off www.jobs-nky.com, click on the
Questions? Email Kat Yankowski (yankowskik1 at nku.edu
<mailto:yankowskik1 at nku.edu> ) in the Career Development Center or visit
www.jobs-nky.com and click on the "Students" link
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
Inner tube Water Polo League
Lookin' for a new sport that is hilarious? Come and try the new
Intramural Inner tube 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.
Club Rec Pro-Am Golf Scramble
Are you the 'PRO" or the "AM"? The Department of Campus Recreation's is
having 4-Person Golf Scramble on Saturday, April 1st at the Willow's
Golf Course. Non-Student team is $240. Payment includes: 18 holes of
golf, golf cart, Lunch, door prizes, goodie bag and a hole-in-one prize
of a Complete Set of Walter Hagen Irons! Registration Deadline is
Wednesday, March 22 at the Campus Recreation Center. For more
information contact Justin at 572-6308.
New Cycling Club
Do you currently cycle or want to learn? If you are interested in the
being a part of the new Cycling Club, contact Jill Kleiser @
kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu> .
Baseball Club Meeting
Did you play baseball competitively and want to get back to playing?
Come to the Informational Meeting on Wednesday, March 1st at 5pm in the
Campus Recreation Center room 151. Questions, contact Jill Kleiser at
kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu>
Interested in being a part of the new fencing club? Come to the
Informational Meeting on Wednesday, March 1st at 4pm in the Campus
Recreation Center room 151. Questions, contact Jill Kleiser at
kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu>
Spring Break Ski Trip - Still have 2 spots open!
If you don't have any plans for spring break and you want to have
fun...there are still 2 spots open to go on the Spring Break Ski Trip!
Cost is $199/person and includes transportation, lodging, some meals,
lift tickets and 3 days of skiing. For more information or to sign up,
contact Jill Kleiser, kleiserj at nku.edu <mailto:kleiserj at nku.edu> /
Steely Library Announces Loggia Closing
Steely Library Loggia will be closed on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 all
day due to set up for an event.
Considering a Career as an Administrative Professional?
Interested in joining the International Association of Administrative
Professionals or starting a student chapter? To learn more about IAAP
visit their website at www.iaap-hq.org. For more information or to get
involved, contact Sheila Leavitt at 513.564.6315 or
sleavitt at lucruminc.com.
College Nite at the CSO is March 4 - Party with Paavo
The FINAL College Nite of the season is next Saturday, starting at 8 pm
in Music Hall.
Paavo Jarvi conducts the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, featuring the
fantastic Tetzlaff siblings in Brahms's Double concerto for violin and
cello, and Schumann's Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish". After the concert, the
party begins in Corbett Tower with live entertainment from iZUMBA!, free
food, cash bar, prizes, and the all-important chance to meet other
college students, along with CSO orchestra musicians, Paavo, and the
Tetzlaffs. College Nite is $10, including concert and party. Don't
forget you can get $10 student tickets to any CSO Music Hall concert,
too. Call 513-744-3590 for advance tickets; visit
www.cincinnatisymphony.org <http://www.cincinnatisymphony.org/> for
complete concert details.
EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS: A SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVE
We all want to know that our activity has meaning and purpose. Join us
for a refreshing and insightful free lecture given by Martha Moffett,
Christian Science Practitioner and Lecturer from Elsah, Illinois. The
talk will be held on Sunday March 5, at 3pm in the Otto Budig Theater in
the University Center. Free child care will be provided. For more
information, please contact 513-821-4987. Sponsored by the First Church
of Christ, Scientist, Wyoming, OH.
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