October 26, 2005 Midweek@NKU Updating essential information for the Northern Kentucky University community Midweek archives are available at http://www.nku.edu/~midweek/ Before you submit items to Midweek... Midweek policies are always listed at the bottom of every Midweek you receive. Before submitting an item, please review the submission guidelines. Remember: don’t send submissions as attachments, keep items to 75 words or fewer, and don’t use colored text, bullets, or other formatting. Additional guidelines are at the bottom of this e-mail. 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 (email@example.com) or Melinda Spong (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org; if interested in wrestling, contact Liz Osborne at email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .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. _____ Send items to MIDWEEK@NKU.EDU. 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