NKU http://wvxu.org en 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 is now part of the National String Project, offering affordable instruction http://wvxu.org/post/nku-now-part-national-string-project-offering-affordable-instruction <p>The <a href="http://musicprep.nku.edu/"><strong>Northern Kentucky University Music Preparatory Department</strong></a> is one of the newest members of the prestigious <a href="http://musicprep.nku.edu/stringproject.html"><strong>National String Project</strong></a> consortium, a nationally recognized coalition of sites offering affordable, quality stringed instrument instruction at colleges and universities across the United States. Frank Johnson welcomes <strong>Dr. Holly Attar</strong> and <strong>Dr. Amy Gillingham</strong> from NKU to talk about this program and how students and the community can join in.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:00:25 +0000 Frank Johnson 23800 at http://wvxu.org NKU is now part of the National String Project, offering affordable instruction 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 Frank X. Walker will appear at NKU on November 6 http://wvxu.org/post/frank-x-walker-will-appear-nku-november-6 <p>A poem from Kentucky’s current poet laureate, <a href="http://www.frankxwalker.com/"><strong>Frank X. Walker</strong></a>, who will be a featured speaker on November 6 at <a href="http://artscience.nku.edu/viva.html"><strong>Northern Kentucky University</strong>’s <strong>Viva Humanities</strong></a> continuing celebration of the arts.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 05:00:35 +0000 Lee Hay 18911 at http://wvxu.org Frank X. Walker will appear at NKU on November 6 NKU and Gateway make getting a degree easier, less expensive http://wvxu.org/post/nku-and-gateway-make-getting-degree-easier-less-expensive <p></p><p>Gateway Community College and Northern Kentucky University are partnering to make it easier for Gateway students to pursue four-year degrees at NKU.</p><p>Students can choose from 25 career paths and take up to four NKU classes at Gateway prices. All of their credits will transfer as well.</p><p>NKU President Geoffrey Mearns says the partnership will offer&nbsp; better service to all students, more efficient and effective use of resources and enhance opportunities for students to pursue their goals.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:58:10 +0000 Tana Weingartner 18060 at http://wvxu.org NKU and Gateway make getting a degree easier, less expensive