The Department of Recreation and Park Administration and Student Affairs’ Thursday Alternative Getaway will host "Haunting of the Stadium" at Roy Kidd Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 30 and Friday, Oct. 31 from 7-11 p.m. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children under 10. Proceeds go toward educational and professional development of students in the department. Parking is available in the Alumni Coliseum lot. For group rates, call Dr. Jon McChesney at 622-1835.
Michael R. Nichols has recently joined the Counseling Center staff as staff psychologist. Dr. Nichols was formerly staff psychologist at Eastern State Hospital, director of the UK Counseling and Testing Center, president of the Kentucky Psychological Association, and examiner with the Kentucky State Board of Psychology. He is currently serving as the editor/historian of National Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and as trustee of the Woodford County Library. Dr. Nichols received his bachelor's degree from Transylvania University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. From Transylvania University, Dr. Nichols received the Distinguished Service Award as well as the Lunger Medallion and from the UK College of Medicine the Community Based Preceptor Award for Outstanding and Appreciated Dedication to Teaching. Dr. Nichols resides in Versailles with his wife, Susan, who is an educational consultant at KET.
If you are a tennis player in search of playing partners, the EKU Tennis Fellowship can help. For more information, contact Jon McChesney at 622-1835 or email@example.com
The English Department is calling for submissions for Aurora, a student literary magazine. The deadline is Oct. 15 for students to provide original poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, visual art/photography, music and foreign language submissions accompanied by English translation. Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include name and e-mail address, and written submissions (5,000 word limit) in a Word format attachment only. Visual submissions will be accepted in digital format only.
The University Research Committee has funds available to support modest research projects through internal grants. Applications for the grants, open to all faculty, are limited to a $5,000 maximum and must be submitted by Oct. 24 for the fall term. Spring applications must be submitted by Feb. 2. For guidelines and a complete application package, visit www.research.eku.edu/URC/forms/Forms.htm
. Contact Sponsored Programs at 622-3636 with any questions.
On Tuesday, Sept. 30, Lee Cruse of WLEX-TV will interview President Glasser and Athletics Director John Shafer along with local officials on “Morning Sunrise,” seen from 5:30-7 a.m. The EKU Cheerleaders and Dance Team will be featured as well in honor of EKU Pride Week.