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Need assistance with your mandatory online benefits enrollment? Benefits providers and HR/Benefits staff will be set up in the Keen Johnson ballroom today. If you are adding a new dependent, you will need their social security number and date of birth.

Free flu shots will also be given.

Mandatory benefits enrollment is open now through Oct. 25 via EKU Direct, under the Employee tab. The next Benefits Fair date is Oct. 23 in the Perkins Building.

Note that if this is your first time logging in to EKU Direct since the new Two-Factor Authentication system was implemented, you will need to get that set up before you can complete your benefits enrollment. Contact the IT Help Desk at 622-3000 if you need assistance.

Click "More On This Announcement" for more information about 2020 benefits.

Event Date: October 10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Keen Johnson Ballroom
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Erin Bailey, 622-1324
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The following policies have been approved as interim by President Benson and are now available for public comment by clicking "More On This Announcement" below.

1.3.1P Animals on Campus
9.1.1P Service, Sale and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages
9.3.4 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Procedure
9.4.2 Utility Cart Safety Policy

The 14-day comment period will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25.

Event Date: October 10; 8 a.m.
Contact Information: Haley Elizabeth Norberg, 622-8835
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Join us for an informative session led by Margaret Frozena and Dominic Ashby, from the Department of English. Presenters will share their strategies for designing grading contracts that make online coursework more transparent, more just, and that allow students to take more ownership of their work.

Come over to Commonwealth Hall 1801 for an interesting discussion—or view it online via Zoom at: https://zoom.us/j/398137828. Enter your first and last name and log in as guest. Add to Outlook.

Event Date: October 16; 11 a.m.
Location: Commonwealth Hall 1801 and Online
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Nedim Slijepcevic, 622-4839


This month is American Archives Month and to celebrate we're bringing the archives to you. This week's theme is The Arts at Eastern. Look for us beside the bookstore and learn about EKU's past.

Event Date: October 10; 11 a.m.-Noon
Location: Beside the EKU Bookstore
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Caitlyn Rahschulte, 622-1792


Nov. 1
9 p.m., Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon"
10 p.m., Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

Nov. 2
7 p.m., "Legends of the Night Sky: Orion"
8 p.m., Laser Vinyl
9 p.m., Laser Queen

Nov. 7
8 p.m., Laser Pop
9 p.m., Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon"

Nov. 8
9 p.m., Laser Metallica
10 p.m., Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

Nov. 9
7 p.m., "Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda"
8 p.m., Laser Beatles
9 p.m., Laser Queen

Tickets can be purchased through Etix, via telephone or at the Hummel Planetarium starting today.


Location: Hummel Planetarium
Cost: $10 Per person per show

Contact Information: Jennifer Caudill, 622-1069


Kelly Durham will present his senior horn recital tonight.

Event Date: October 10; 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building
Cost: Free


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The EKU Counseling Center (EKUCC) has been re-accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), the accreditation association for university and college counseling centers. The EKUCC was evaluated for its compliance with the IACS Standards, the highest standards available for campus counseling centers, and was found to offer outstanding professional services to its clientele.

IACS' beginnings reach back to the late 1940's when it started out as a committee of the National Vocational Guidance Association. IACS was established as an association in 1972 to encourage and aid counseling services to meet high professional standards through peer evaluation and to inform the public about campus counseling services that are competent and reliable.


Contact Information: Melissa Bartsch, Ph.D., 622-1303
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Application Period Oct. 7-Nov. 7

Do you know students who like to be creative? How about students who are inspired by history? Encourage them to apply for Archives After Dark, which will allow them to spend the night in the John Grant Crabbe Library to develop, write, and polish a creative work inspired by a historical item. Yes, that’s right, spend the night in the Main Library on January 24, 2020! The resulting product will be published, and students will be invited to share their product and experience during the 2020 Scholars Week. This opportunity is open to all majors.Last year's participants included Communication, Art, History, English, Nursing, Biomedical Science and Exercise Science majors. Space is limited to 20 students, and the application portal will be open October 7 through November 7, 2019 at: https:
https://tinyurl.com/EKUArchivesAfterDark2020.

Event Date: January 24; 7 p.m.-7 a.m.
Location: John Grant Crabbe Main Library
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Ashley Thacker, 622-4978
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