Northern Kentucky University http://wvxu.org en Judge formally sentences former NKU AD for theft http://wvxu.org/post/judge-formally-sentences-former-nku-ad-theft <p>A Campbell County judge has given Former Northern Kentucky University athletic director Scott Eaton the maximum 10-year sentence he agreed to, for stealing more than $311,000 from the university.&nbsp;</p><p>In court, Eaton said he was sorry to NKU, his family and friends for what he had done.&nbsp; His attorney, Ben Dusing, says Eaton's apology was heartfelt:</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 18:25:01 +0000 Mark Heyne 27062 at http://wvxu.org Judge formally sentences former NKU AD for theft Former NKU Athletic Director sentenced to 10 years http://wvxu.org/post/former-nku-athletic-director-sentenced-10-years <p>Former Northern Kentucky University Athletic Director Scott Eaton pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon in Campbell County Circuit Court to stealing more than $311,000 from the school.&nbsp; He's been ordered to repay the university and has agreed to serve the maximum sentence of ten years in prison.</p><p>Eaton was charged with theft by unlawful taking for diverting&nbsp; university funds for his own use.&nbsp; He was fired in March 2013 for having inappropriate relations with four university employees and a student.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:53:46 +0000 Ann Thompson & Mark Heyne 25600 at http://wvxu.org Former NKU Athletic Director sentenced to 10 years NKU now tobacco free http://wvxu.org/post/nku-now-tobacco-free <p>Northern Kentucky University is now tobacco free.</p><p>The university approved the policy a year ago and it took effect January 1.</p><p>Spokesman Chris Cole says the policy is more than just a smoking ban.</p><p>"It includes e-cigs, smokeless tobacco, chew, dip, any tobacco or tobacco-simulating product," says Cole. "It's a pretty comprehensive tobacco free campus policy."</p><p>Cole says the university has been preparing for the change for a year. Signs have been posted around campus. Previously designated smoking areas have been removed.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:00:13 +0000 Tana Weingartner 21392 at http://wvxu.org Insight OTR: Understanding a community through its people http://wvxu.org/post/insight-otr-understanding-community-through-its-people <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.insightotr.com/" target="_blank"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Insight </span>OTR</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a project that started out as an honors course at Northern Kentucky University and has developed into an ongoing search for stories about the people, businesses, culture and history of one of Cincinnati’s most iconic neighborhoods.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I met with <strong>Cailtin Neely</strong>, creator of Insight </span>OTR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on the campus of </span>NKU to learn more<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:44:17 +0000 Jim Nolan 18931 at http://wvxu.org Insight OTR: Understanding a community through its people New biography of Shaker leader Issachar Bates http://wvxu.org/post/new-biography-shaker-leader-issachar-bates <p><strong><a href="http://www.nku.edu/">Northern Kentucky University</a></strong> Associate Professor <a href="http://artscience.nku.edu/departments/hisgeo/ourfaculty/medlicott.html"><strong>Carol Medlicott</strong></a> is a scholar of the <strong>Shakers</strong> and has written <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Issachar-Bates-A-Shakers-Journey/dp/161168434X/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1381932441&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=carol+medlicott"><strong>Issachar Bates: A Shaker's Journey</strong></a>, a biography of an early Shaker leader who led the group’s expansion west of the Appalachians. She joins Mark Heyne to discuss Bates’ life and how he established the seven Shaker centers in this region.</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 05:00:10 +0000 Mark Heyne 18639 at http://wvxu.org New biography of Shaker leader Issachar Bates