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					October 26, 2005


Midweek@NKU
Updating essential information for the Northern Kentucky University community
Midweek archives are available at http://www.nku.edu/~midweek/

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Get your flu shot at the CRC...
       Flu shots are a “go” at the Campus Recreation Center November 15, 7-11 a.m.,
and November 16, 1:30-4:30 p.m. If individuals are covered by Anthem, there is no
charge. If they are not covered, there is a $20 charge. Sign-ups start on the October 27, at
the wellness fair. For more information, contact Justin at X-6584.

Theatre department costume sale Oct. 27-28...
       Get ready for Halloween and beyond with great deals on truly unique costumes.
October 27, 1-4:30 p.m., and October 28, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in the second floor theatre
lounge off the elevator in Fine Arts. Proceeds will partially benefit students traveling to
London with the CCSA.

Board of Regents to meet Nov. 9...
       The Board of Regents will meet November 9. The Policy and Finance Committee
will meet 8:30-9:45 a.m., and the Board of Regents will meet 9:45 a.m.-11 a.m. Both
meetings will be in the University Center Ballroom and are open to the public.
Attendance is encouraged. NOTE: These times are different from the customary times
and are a change from a previous announcement.

Welcome Center needs comprehensive master calendar...
       To accurately direct visitors and answer phone inquiries, Welcome Center staff
need an absolutely up-to-date and comprehensive campus calendar. Submit non-
University and campus-only events directly to the master calendar. Any University-
sponsored event open to public participation must be submitted to NKU Connections;
these will be automatically added to the Master Calendar at 5 p.m. daily. Questions?
Contact Amanda Steinbrunner (steinbrunnea@nku.edu) or Melinda Spong
(spongm1@nku.edu).

Anthropology Association event Oct. 27 to benefit victims of Hurricane Stan...
       The NKU Student Anthropology Association is holding a fundraising event on
October 27 at the Olde Ft. Thomas Pub located at 1041 S. Ft. Thomas Avenue. There will
be two local bands, Lonely the Seabird and The Caterpillar Tracks. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Cover charge is $4 ($3 with a costume), and half the proceeds go to the Red Cross to aid
Guatemalans devastated by Hurricane Stan. Call (859) 816-9296 for more information.
October 26, 2005


Upcoming Catholic Newman Club events...
       Mass for All Saints Day, November 1, 12:15 p.m., room 303, University Center.
Catholic Newman Club Organizational Meeting, November 3, noon-1 p.m., room 108,
University Center.

Come celebrate the publication of “Of Woods and Water: A Kentucky Outdoors
Reader” Nov. 10...
        The Friends of Steely Library invite the campus community to celebrate the
publication of the book Of Woods and Water: A Kentucky Outdoors Reader, edited by
Ron Ellis with foreword by Nick Lyons, on November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Steely
Library loggia. The program will be followed by a signing with the authors and a dessert
reception. RSVP to Angie Gabbard at X-5810 or gabbarda@nku.edu by November 3. For
more information about this event, visit
http://advancement.nku.edu/page.asp?p=0811900&id=69.

Steely Library gift cards and certificates...
       Do all your holiday shopping on campus this year. Steely Library has gift cards
and certificates available for a variety of restaurants and stores including toys and books,
movies and music, linens and lotions, even auto parts, phone time and groceries including
Kroger. Visit library.nku.edu/ap/scrip.html for the order form, or for more information
contact Julie Matthews at X-5636 or matthewsju@nku.edu.

New employees are not automatically subscribed to Midweek and Campus Digest...
         Employees must subscribe to receive campus news. To subscribe to NKUALL:
visit http://listserv.nku.edu/mailman/listinfo/nkuall and follow the instructions. To
subscribe to Campus Digest: visit
http://listserv.nku.edu/mailman/listinfo/campdigtextonly or
http://listserv.nku.edu/mailman/listinfo/campusdigest and follow the instructions or go to
the Campus Digest home page at http://campusdigest.nku.edu/ and click "Subscribe."

Physical Plant moving Oct. 26-28...
        Physical Plant administrative offices will move from Founders Hall to the
Maintenance Building located on Campbell Drive north of University Suites. The move
will take place October 26-28. All phone numbers will remain the same. Keys will be
delivered by Physical Plant from the Maintenance Building to the requestor.
Transportation Services/Vehicle Reservations will be located in the north end of the
building next to Motor Pool. Your understanding and patience while we make this
transition is greatly appreciated.

Major/Minor Fair Nov. 2...
       The Major/Minor Fair is information gathering made simple for NKU students.
Faculty and students from more than 40 academic departments and programs will be
available to share information about their majors and minors with exploring students.
Encourage your students to attend November 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the University Center
Ballroom. Free food available.

Wellness Fair Oct. 27...
October 26, 2005


       The Wellness Fair is October 27, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Campus Recreation
Center. There will be more than 80 health and wellness vendors there to fit your needs, so
come and check out your health and wellness opportunities, get a free chair massage, and
grab some free food and tons of prizes. For more information, call X-5197.

Spring break ski trip...
       The outdoor adventure program is offering a spring break ski trip to Snowshoe
Mountain, West Virginia, March 6-8, 2006. This trip is a three-day trip that includes free
transportation, lodging in a luxurious cabin, three days of skiing and lift tickets, and some
meals for only $199 per person. Family and friends are invited too. For more information,
contact Jill Kleiser at X-5728.

Ski/snowboard club...
       Do you ski or snowboard? Do you want to learn? The new ski/snowboard club is
having an informational meeting October 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Recreation
Center room 151 (located on the first floor of the Albright Health Center). For more
information, contact Erin Hudson at (513) 289-8241.

Swim club...
       Do you want to get back into swimming or want to learn? The new swim club is
having an informational meeting on November 1 at 5 p.m. in the Campus Recreation
Center room 151 (located on the first floor of the Albright Health Center). For more
information, contact Laura Tracy at tracyl1@nku.edu.

Interested in boxing or wrestling?
        The newly formed boxing and wrestling clubs are still looking for members. If
interested in boxing, contact Joe Policastro at policastrj1@nku.edu; if interested in
wrestling, contact Liz Osborne at osbornee1@nku.edu.

Do you like college football? Win a FREE X-Box or Bose Sound Dock...
        Take the gridiron challenge, sponsored by the Department of Campus Recreation.
All you have to do is pick the winners of the top three college football games of the
week. Five people will win a free T-shirt every week. To sign up, go to www.acis-
sports.com and click on GRIDIRON CHALLENGE. Sign up and start winning. For more
information, contact Jill Kleiser at X-5728.

Come to the CRC and win a free T-shirt...
        For the next three weeks, the Department of Campus Recreation will draw four
names every Friday to win a free Goldbond T-shirt. To register, come to the Campus
Recreation Center (located on the first floor of the Albright Health Center) and fill out an
entry form. For more information, contact Jill Kleiser at X-5728.

Sport club advisors wanted...
        The following sport clubs are looking for an advisor: swim club, boxing club,
lacrosse club, wrestling club, rugby club, and ski/snowboard club. No experience
necessary. Contact Jill Kleiser (X-5728) if you are interested.
October 26, 2005



KTAP entertainment books available for $30...
         KTAP is selling entertainment books. There are hundreds of buy-one-get-one-free
offers from restaurants, sports teams, and recreational activities. Also includes discounts
for air travel, hotels, and rental cars. Support KTAP and purchase one for $30. Call X-
5988 or e-mail ktap@nku.edu .These make a great holiday gift and are good until
November 1, 2006. We will deliver to your office on campus.

Annual Staff Congress open forums...
         Staff Congress is sponsoring open forums on:
         - October 31, 2-3:30 p.m. (AC 506)
         - November 2, 10-11:30 a.m. (AC 506)
         - November 8, 4-5 p.m. (BEP 200)
         - November 10, 10-11:30 a.m. (Budig Theater)
         Open forums give staff members the opportunity to inquire about benefits/policies
that involve a large segment of the NKU community. Staff members can ask questions or
express concerns regarding any benefit/policy. Come and be heard.
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