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Summer term is the perfect time for students to catch up on coursework or get ahead in their studies, and they can learn online or on campus. Do you know a good candidate for summer learning? Tell that person to stop by the #EKUSummer booth outside the Keen Johnson Building today from noon to 2 p.m. The EKU Summer team will provide information, food and prizes.

Event Date: April 16; Noon-2 p.m.
Location: Keen Johnson Plaza
Cost: Free


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April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. Show your support to end sexual violence and join the It's On Us Campaign. Stop by our pop-up pledge stations on April 17 and 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Case Dining Hall, the Whitlock Building, Campus Rec (Fitness and Wellness Center) and the Combs Building Plaza. Receive a campaign shirt while supplies last. Share your shirt and pledge on social media using hashtags #ItsOnUs #SAAM #ColonelsPledge #HeyYall #SupportSurvivors and tell us why you took the pledge.

Click "More On This Announcement" below to take the pledge.

Event Date: April 17; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Case Dining Hall, Whitlock Building, Campus Rec, Combs Building Plaza

Contact Information: Rebecca Geiger, 622-6784
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EKU Theatre presents an evening of 10-minute plays, Short ‘n (Bitter) Sweet. From the ridiculous to the sublime, this evening of student-directed works promises to tickle the funny bone and tug on the heart strings. Share the excitement of these young artists taking their first plunge onto the main stage as the best performances from the Directing class are granted two extra weeks of rehearsal, a full budget and crew to bring their work to full and vibrant life. What happens when the kids are given the keys to the proverbial car? Come on the joy ride and we’ll find out together.

Event Date: April 26; April 26-28; 7:30 p.m.; House Opens at 7 p.m.
Location: EKU Center for the Arts Black Box Theater
Cost: $6, Students; $8, Adults

Contact Information: Laura Thomas, 622-1315
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Join us to celebrate Earth Day and receive $1 off general admission price.

Event Date: April 21; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Location: Hummel Planetarium
Cost: $1 off general admission

Contact Information: Hummel Planetarium, 622-1547
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As academic leaders advance in their academic careers or take on new roles, they need new skills and strategies for managing and guiding complex academic initiatives. In this session, participants will take the Five Paths to Leadership assessment. Facilitators will then lead a discussion of the results. Participants will have the chance to apply the results through interactive scenarios. Expected outcomes include:

*Strengthened knowledge of leadership skills.
*Enhanced understanding of how to apply leadership skills in teams.
*Improved skills for those leading academic programs and committees at the department, college, and University levels.

This is a repeat of the sessions offered on March 22 and April 2. To register, click "More on This Announcement" below.

Event Date: April 17; 2-3 p.m.
Location: Noel Studio Discovery Classroom (Crabbe Library 310D)

Contact Information: Russell Carpenter, 622-7403
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IT has started the upgrade of Banner 8 to Banner 9 in the University’s production environment. All Banner 9 admin pages (formerly Banner forms) are currently available in a test environment. IT will offer Banner 9 introduction classes for the new admin pages. Class attendance is not mandatory, but open to anyone interested. The class will consist of an introduction to Banner 9 navigation, led by the Banner support staff. Following that, users will be able to access the forms/pages they utilize on a daily basis. The Banner support staff will be present at all sessions to answer any questions. Classes will be offered 9-10:30 a.m. in Perkins 300 on April 26, May 3 and May 17. More classes may be added as needed.

Seats are limited. Click "More On This Announcement" below to register. For more information on Banner 9, visit http://it.eku.edu/banner9.

April 26, May 3, May 17; 9-10:30 a.m.
Location: Perkins 300



Join us at the Telford YMCA for carnival games, adapted golf and fun fitness classes. Enjoy pizza and carnival food treats. Your $5 goes to WHAS Crusade for Children, which provides grant funding for the Kentucky Adapted Physical Education program at the YMCA each semester.

Great fun for everyone. Bring your friends. Perfect Friday night fun for student groups and families.

Event Date: April 27; 5-8 p.m.
Location: Telford YMCA, 1100 E. Main St.
Cost: $5 per person

Contact Information: Morgan Leo, 859-623-9356


The EKU Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the EKU Choirs will join forces in a spring concert. More specific information will be forthcoming. For more information, contact andrew.putnam@eku.edu or richard.waters@eku.edu.

Event Date: April 30; 7:30 p.m.
Location: EKU Center for the Arts
Cost: Free


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Dr. Lucy Lewis enjoys an active career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral performer and teaching clinician, and has appeared in these roles throughout the U.S. and internationally. At California State University San Bernardino, Dr. Lewis is an assistant professor of applied violin and viola, conducting the orchestral studies program, coaching string chamber music and teaching string methods and pedagogy. Dr. Lewis has been on the faculties of the Preucil School of Music, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory Preparatory Department, Southwestern and Lake Michigan Colleges, the Citadel Dance and Music Center and the Fischoff Chamber Music Association’s Mentor Program. She has been a guest clinician and performer at several music festivals.

Event Date: April 23; 7:30 p.m.
Location: Brock Auditorium, Coates Building
Cost: Free


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Free workshop and performance opportunity for EKU students and community members. Learn traditional Ghanaian dance and music from guest artists Bernard Woma (Ghanaian master drummer and xylophone virtuoso) and Joyce Woma, choreographer for the Ghanaian performing troupe Sakaamu. Join us and participate in this unique cultural event. No prior experience required.

The workshops will be held April 22 and 23, in the Campbell Building dance studio, room 137.

The workshop performance for the EKU African Heritage Diversity Concert will take place on April 24 in O'Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building. Dress rehearsal is at 4 p.m., and the performance is at 6 p.m.

For more information and to confirm your participation, contact Dr. Jason Koontz, director of percussion studies at EKU, jason.koontz@eku.edu or call/text 859-979-2099.

Event Date: April 22; 6-9 p.m.
Location: Workshops in Campbell Building Dance Studio, Performance in O'Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Jason Koontz


Under the direction of flutist Dr. Kristen Kean, the EKU School of Music flute studio will perform a spring recital.

Event Date: April 16; 7:30 p.m.
Location: Brock Auditorium, Coates Building
Cost: Free


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Sriracha-Slaw Black Bean Burger
Grilled Zucchini Flatbread
Garlic Basil Turkey Burger
Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad
Beef Stroganoff
Baked Pit Ham
Minestrone Soup
Strawberry Oatmeal Bar

Event Date: April 16; 10:45 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Upper Case Dining Hall
Cost: $8.45

Contact Information: Jeremy Hacker, 622-7485
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Due to a performance, parking restrictions will be enforced at the EKU Center for the Arts from midnight tonight through event day, typically the following day. Alternate parking is available throughout campus.

Event Date: April 17; Midnight-11:59 p.m.
Location: EKU Center for the Arts

Contact Information: EKU Center for the Arts, 622-7469