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The Instructional Design Center is hosting VoiceThread led, virtual training on Sept. 4. For those not familiar with this technology, VoiceThread is a web-based application that enables students and teachers to communicate asynchronously via text, video, and audio. It lets instructors create interactive lectures and assessments, and students design interactive presentations and rich interactions.

The session will cover basic to intermediate VoiceThread features, showcase examples from real courses and demonstrate how VoiceThread works in Blackboard.

You can also join the event virtually by registering at this link or you can join us in Commonwealth Hall 1801. Once registered, you will receive a session link via email.

Event Date: September 04; 11 a.m.
Location: Commonwealth Hall 1801 and Online
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Nedim Slijepcevic, 622-4839

Research on multicultural competence has continued to evolve within institutions of higher education, with an increased emphasis on cultural humility, which may be an important construct toward building relationships that honor the diversity of our students who represent marginalized backgrounds due to race, ethnicity, religion, or other factors. Building off of Cultural Humility: Part One, this workshop will help you answer both the "why" and "how" questions about creating culturally responsive classrooms, regardless of the subject matter you teach.

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Event Date: September 12; 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Location: Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Crabbe 318

Contact Information: Noel Studio, 622-7403
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2019 Annual Planning and Progress reports are due Oct. 11, for academic programs and Dec. 6, for departments, colleges, and other reporting units. This workshop will present the current reporting expectations, focusing in particular on best practices for reporting completed meaningful change. We will also discuss the development of a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) critical reading objective for all academic programs.

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Event Date: September 06; 10:10-11 a.m.
Location: Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Crabbe 318

Contact Information: Noel Studio, 622-7403
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Instructors often report that their students can't or don't read assigned texts in their classes. In this hands on workshop, participants will think about the role of reading for learning in their courses and practice metacognitive strategies that can help students read with purpose and develop as critical readers. This session will be offered again on Sept. 23.

To register for today's session, click "More On This Announcement" below.

Event Date: August 29; 9:30-10:45 a.m.
Location: Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Crabbe 318
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Noel Studio, 622-7403
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Visit the Farmers Market today at the Irvine McDowell Park on the corner of Lancaster Avenue and Crabbe Street.

Buy local, buy healthy. Be sure to get a ticket for every purchase made and place them in the box at the EKU Employee Wellness tent for a chance to win Farmers Market bucks.

Event Date: August 29; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Irvine McDowell Park
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Erin Bailey, 622-1324

Chef Sangwook Kang and his NFA 326 class will serve a delicious three-course meal on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only $10. Dining room reservations are required and can be made by clicking "More On This Announcement" below.

Call 622-3445 at least 24 hours in advance for a takeout order.

Event Date: September 10; Tuesday and Thursday Noon-1 p.m.
Location: Burrier Third Floor Dining Room
Cost: $10

EKU Public Safety is hosting our R.A.D. program for women's self defense. This is a 12-hour, two-day course. You must be able to attend both days. You will learn potentially life saving skills. The class is free, and spaces fill up quickly. We have two classes available. Contact Dispatcher Lauren Early to sign up.

Class One: Sept. 6, 6-10 p.m. and Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Class Two: Sept. 13, 6-10 p.m. and Sept. 14, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Event Date: September 06; Class 1)Sept. 6-7 Class 2)Sept. 13-14
Location: Perkins Building
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Dispatcher Lauren Early

The EKU Suicide Awareness and Focus on Education (EKU SAFE) grant will sponsor a community-wide QPR suicide prevention gatekeeper training on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Special guest, Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton will attend alongside other QPR trainers, Dr. Judy van de Venne and Kathleen Kennedy.

Event Date: September 04; 6-7:45 p.m.
Location: Madison County Library, Lower Level Community Room
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Dr. Judy van de Venne, 622-7134
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The Fitness & Wellness Center Labor Day weekend hours are:

Saturday, Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 1, 1-5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 2, 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Event Date: August 31; 
Location: Fitness & Wellness Center

Contact Information: Ryan Fisher, 622-1183

Basmati Rice with Peas
Homestyle Macaroni Salad
Hawaiian Pizza
Sauteed Mushrooms
Lo Mein Noodles
Grilled Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
Roasted Tomato and Basil Toast
Rotisserie-Style Chicken
Fried Chicken
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Brownie Oreo® Pudding Parfait

Event Date: August 29; 11 a.m.
Location: Upper Case Dining Hall
Cost: $9

Contact Information: Jeremy Hacker, 622-5005
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This exercise program is designed for adults with chronic conditions aged 18-90 years. Any type of chronic condition is accepted. Some examples are: arthritis, cancer, low back pain, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, spinal cord injury, total joint replacements, fibromyalgia or osteoporosis. Exercise programs are individualized and based on the goals and needs of each participant. These may be designed to improve muscular strength, cardiovascular endurance, balance and flexibility. Class will meet on Thursdays, Sept. 5-Dec. 5.

Event Date: September 05; 4:45-5:45 p.m.
Location: Burke Wellness Center, Weaver Building
Cost: $59

Contact Information: Community Education, 622-1228
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Welcome autumn and guests to your home by making a wreath for your front door. This cute pumpkin design will be a hit for all. Supplies cost $25 and will be payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Event Date: September 05; 5-7 p.m.
Location: Perkins Building
Cost: $19

Contact Information: Community Education, 622-1228
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