Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Parker Academy Article Picked Up By U.S. News

U.S. Daily News & World Report has picked up the news article about the Parker Academy!

Joshua Read (left) and Matt Kelley 


The article, created by journalist Cindy L. Schroeder, was originally featured in the Cincinnati Enquirer and now has been picked up the the national paper and was run on May 18th, 2015.

To read and view the entire article, please follow the link below:

http://usnewsdaily.net/nearly-170-years-later-clermont-school-still-has-lessons-2/?COLLCC=1828974009

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

2015 Kiksuya Volunteers Return

2015 volunteers from the Student Organization, Kiksuya, returned safely from their trip to the Cheyenne River Reservation.

Kiksuya Director and NKU Lecturer, Nicole Grant, thanks all of the the organizations supporters over the past ten years.  



Nicole will be continuing to serve the Pine Ridge and Cheyenne River Reservations with some new changes in the upcoming years.  She will be introducing new childbirth assistance training workshops to the indigenous women on multiple reservations around the country.  Each year, a small number of students will be chosen to accompany Nicole on these trips.

*For more information about her efforts and/or to find out more about student opportunities, please contact Nicole Grant at: grantn@nku.edu or 859-572-6480.

 

Friday, May 8, 2015

Why Study Philosophy?

Philosophy and entrepreneurship are a surprisingly good fit. Some of the most successful tech entrepreneurs and innovators come from a philosophy background and put the critical thinking skills they developed to good use launching new digital services to fill needs in various domains of society. Atlantic contributor Edward Tenner even went so far as to call philosophy the 'most practical major.'
Why Study Philosophy? | Department of Philosophy

Monday, May 4, 2015

German Interview with Bob Lilly to Broadcast Tomorrow: May 5th

On Tuesday May 5th Bob Lilly will be speaking about WWII on a German educational broadcast at 8:15 pm (prime time).

To hear his interview simply follow the link below:

https://presseportal.zdf.de/pm/countdown-zum-untergang-das-lange-ende-des-zweiten-weltkriegs/


Friday, May 1, 2015

2015 SAP Student Award Winners


SAP Departmental Student Awards


OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Brittany High

AWARD OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Helena Sizemore

OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN CELTIC STUDIES

Helena Sizemore

OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS

Aaron Jacobson

OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES

Nicholas Thaxton

2014/15 MERT FREUDENBERG SCHOLARSHIP

Kaitlyn Ragland

OUTSTANDING GRADUATING SENIOR IN SOCIOLOGY

Lauren James        Caitlin Harrah

OUTSTANDING SOCIOLOGY MAJOR IN APPLIED SOCIOLOGY

David Perez

OUTSTANDING SOCIOLOGY MINOR IN APPLIED SOCIOLOGY

Rachel Ellison

OUTSTANDING SOCIOLOGY GRADUATE IN COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND SERVICE

Caitlin Harrah

OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN PHILOSOPHY

Mark Kennedy

OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Jim Fletcher

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN PHILOSOPHY

Jenni Cattran        Nicollette Carmack

ACCOMPLISHED STUDENT IN PHILOSOPHY

Jonathan Cordova

PHILOSOPHY VOLUNTEERS AWARD

Cory Clark        Ashley Poe

Student Award Winners for 2015 SAP Photo Essay Contest:

Zachary Nothstine
Kaitlyn Ragland
Lindsey Meador
Jack Lowe
Andrea Carter

Student Award Winners for 2015 SAP Undergraduate Photo Essay Project:

Tara Pennington
Stefan Kienzle
Kaitlyn Ragland
Nicole Crawford


Congratulations to all of the winners and to all graduates this year!!