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Employee tuition waiver applications for the spring 2020 semester are due Jan. 17. There is only one deadline date for the semester.

Waivers must be submitted prior to the full term drop/add deadline for each semester. This includes all terms/sessions within the semester. For example, if taking a course in Spring B or Second Session, the waiver is still due on the same deadline date as classes taken full term. Per policy, waivers submitted after this date will be rejected.

It is the employee's responsibility to submit their waiver. If you have a past due balance on your account, the waiver will not be processed. To learn more about the tuition waiver program, click "More On This Announcement" below.


Contact Information: Teri Begley, 622-6835
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Sponsored Programs is currently accepting grant applications for the University-Funded Scholarship (UFS) program. The UFS program provides funding support for tenured and tenure-track faculty to engage in research, scholarship and creative activities.

The submission deadline for the spring 2020 competition is Monday, Feb. 17, at 4:30 p.m. Eligible faculty may apply for either a Faculty Mini-Grant or a Major Project Award.

To access complete application guidelines and the online submission portal, click "More On This Announcement" below.

Event Date: February 17; 
Contact Information: Tiffany Hamblin, 622-1757
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Facilitator: Dr. Sara Incera

Your publishable data can become more and more irrelevant every semester it is not written up. If you have trouble finding the time to sit and write those pesky results, this PLC is for you.

We will have meetings every other Tuesday beginning Jan. 21, during which we will cover the full process from data to publication. You will be supported by an interdisciplinary group of faculty who are struggling through this process just like you are. In this PLC, you will find a good journal, clean your data, run the analyses, create relevant figures and/or tables, interpret the results, write a draft and submit for publication.

For a full description, visit https://studio.eku.edu/plc. To register, click "More On This Announcement" below.

Event Date: January 21; 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Crabbe Library 318

Contact Information: Noel Studio, 622-1517
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There will be no morning mail delivery today. The Whitlock Building mail room will be closed. Mail Services will be open in the Coates Building Room 9.

Event Date: January 14; 
Location: Coates Room 9

Contact Information: Krystal Rose, 622-5683


The Department of Exercise and Sport Science is offering faculty/staff the opportunity to get fit and work with a student fitness trainer three times a week as part of the EKU course ESS 433 “Adult Physical Fitness Programs.” Classes begin Monday, Jan. 27 and end Friday, May 1. There is no fee required for the course, just a commitment to attend at least 80% of the exercise sessions. There are approximately 40 spaces open on a first-come, first-served basis. All classes will be supervised by Dr. Jim Larkin. If interested, send an email to jim.larkin@eku.edu. Note, this class is intended for healthy individuals and is not suitable for those with coronary artery disease risk factors (or needing cardiac rehabilitation), significant motor dysfunction or at risk pregnancy.

Event Date: January 27; 12:20-1:10 p.m.; Monday/Wednesday/Friday
Location: Weaver Building (Wellness Center & Gym)
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Jim Larkin, Ph.D., 622-1893


EKU public safety is offering a women's self defense class based on the Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Program. This is a 12-hour, two-day course. Participants must attend both dates. Learn potentially life saving skills. The class is free, and spaces fill up quickly. Class is on Jan. 24, 6-10 p.m. and Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Dispatcher Lauren Early to sign up.

Event Date: January 24; Jan. 24, 6-10 p.m. and Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: North Hall - Multipurpose Room
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Lauren Early, 622-1061


EKU women’s basketball team's primary fundraising event, is Sunday, Jan. 26. The Bowling Classic will help the team's major projects including locker room upgrades, future foreign tours, athletic gear and more. These projects enable us to provide a better experience for our current student athletes and aid in recruiting the best talent for the future of our program.

Click "More On This Announcement" below for sign-up information and sponsorship tiers.

Event Date: January 26; 1-5 p.m.
Location: Galaxy Bowling
Cost: Team Registration is $100 / Individual Registration is $25

Contact Information: Jackie Alexander, 606-308-4244
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Beef & Mushroom Pot Roast
Chicken Pot Pie
Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup
Split Pea Soup
Peanut Butter & Jelly Apple Sandwich
Fish Sticks
Gardenburger® Black Bean Veggie Burger
Hamburger on White Roll
Crispy Shoestring French Fries
Lo Mein Noodles
Baked Russet Potato
Korean Noodle Bowl
Classic Cheese Pizza
Chocolate Filled Devil's Food Cake
Carrot Cake Whoopie Pie

Event Date: January 14; 11 a.m.
Location: Upper Case Dining Hall
Cost: $9

Contact Information: Jeremy Hacker, 622-5005
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As a leading retirement provider, AIG is committed to helping you meet your retirement goals. A representative is ready to help you:

• Manage your retirement savings goals
• Review investment choices
• Build a plan that’s easy to put into action

Mark Spinosa with AIG will be on campus Tuesday, Jan. 28, and Wednesday, Jan. 29. To schedule an individual meeting, click "More On This Announcement" below. Use registration code 0456RIC11AB.

Sample Discussion Topics
How do I start saving.
How do I prioritize debt vs emergency fund vs retirement?
How much do I need to save for retirement?
Am I on the right track to retire when I want? Do I need to save more?
How does my investment strategy look?
How do I transition from work to retirement?
What are the withdrawal options?
What are some retirement strategies?

Event Date: January 28; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Your office location
Cost: Free