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Join us this evening as we kick off the Fall Nature Exploration Series at Taylor Fork Ecological Area from 7:30-9:30pm. We will learn about moths and spiders, using UV light to attract and find them! Open to all ages! Free, family fun!
Registration required. For more information and to register see the Inside Look story at or email

Event Date: September 107:30pm - 9:30pm  Location: Taylor Fork Ecological Area (1 Hancock Taylor Ln.), EKU south campus   Cost: Free

Sponsor: EKU Division of Natural Areas

La mesa is the Spanish conversation club at EKU, a discussion group meeting weekly on campus and on zoom to acquire Spanish conversation skills and learn about the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. It is a fun, informal environment where Spanish learners connect with peers, native speakers, faculty and friends of the learning community. Attendance is documented. Refreshments provided

Event Date: September 085:00PM  Location: Mc Creary Hall / Zoom  Cost: Free

Sponsor: LCAS Department
Contact Information: Dr. Javier Alvarez, 859 622-1467

The EKU Center for the Arts is offering a special ticket promotion for six-time Grammy award-winning artist Amy Grant's upcoming show this Saturday, September 11. EKU students, faculty, and staff with an active EKU ID number can get their tickets for only $20 this Wednesday (9/8) through Friday (9/10). Singer-songwriter Amy Grant was the first CCM artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the Grammy Awards. A recipient of 26 Dove Awards, Grant has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide. Get your tickets today at!
We hope to see you there!

Event Date: September 117:30PM  Location: EKU Center for the Arts  Cost: $20

Sponsor: EKU Center for the Arts
Contact Information: Sarah Sipes, 859-622-7469
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Join EKUCC for a night to remember at the Planetarium.
Get on Uranus and Meditate is an annual event put on by the EKUCC and Campus Recreation that encourages students to take a break from the busy semester, and find some peace at the planetarium. Come by for a brief stretching activity, followed by a guided meditation at the Planetarium.
Shirts may be available on a limited basis for students that complete the activity.

Event Date: September 215:30 - 6:30PM   Location: EKU Planetarium  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Counseling Center

Want to see how study abroad can fit into your academic career? Find out how it can work for you by attending our Virtual Fall Study Abroad Fair the week of September 13-17. Learn more about potential locations, see how study abroad can be affordable and chat with some of our providers to see what the best options are for you! Ready to see the world? Click on the link to to see what sessions are offered and select the sessions you are interested in to get reminders the days they occur:

Event Date: September 133:00pm  Location: Zoom  Cost: FREE

Sponsor: Education Abroad Office
Contact Information: Katie Samuel, 859-622-8794
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This year marks 20 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Join others in a screening of the popular motion picture United 93 and brief discussion about homeland security from past to present. Location: John Grant Crabbe Main Library Room 108 (Auditorium); Space is Limited
Date: Thursday, September 9
First Screening: 3:00-5:30 p.m.
Second Screening: 6:00-8:30 p.m. This free event is open to all EKU students, faculty & Staff. Host: EKU Homeland Security Program and Student Association

Event Date: September 093:00 PM (First Screening) and 6:00 PM (Second Screening)  Location: John Grant Crabbe Main Library Room 108 (Auditorium)  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Homeland Security Program and Student Association
Contact Information: Dr. Chad Foster, 859-622-2608
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Are you interested in studying abroad? The Education Abroad Office will be hosting a study abroad fair from 10:00am-2:00pm on September 9 outside of Powell. Come and find out about all the programs and opportunities to study abroad. If you can't make it, email to make an individual appointment!

Event Date: September 0910:00am  Location: Powell Plaza  Cost: FREE

Sponsor: Education Abroad Office
Contact Information: Katie Samuel, 859-622-8794
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Are you interested in studying in London over the summer? Come learn about CCSA's program for next summer with a variety of classes on September 8 on Zoom! Register for the informational session: If you're interested but unable to attend, email to schedule an individual appointment!

Event Date: September 085:00pm  Location: Zoom  Cost: FREE

Sponsor: Education Abroad Office
Contact Information: Katie Samuel, 859-622-8794
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Join us for a panel discussion with veterans and service providers and learn about how recent events in Afghanistan have impacted the mental and spiritual health of those who served there. This event is open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the extended community. (The Zoom link is provided on the registration confirmation page. You will also be sent an email invitation just
prior to the start of the event.)

Event Date: September 093:30 PM  Location: Zoom  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies
Contact Information: Travis Martin, 8596223459
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Looking for ways to get involved at EKU and help others at the same time? Need some extra support as a new student veteran? The EKU Service to Scholars Peer Sponsorship program is a volunteer program designed to provide help and support to incoming student veterans transitioning from military service to college life, by connecting them with other experienced student veterans who have “walked the walk” recently, and want to help others do the same successfully. This program is also open to online students. Click below for more information about how you can get started with the Service to Scholars Peer Sponsorship Program at EKU.

Sponsor: Military & Veterans Affairs

Join the EKU Counseling Center staff today for a workshop on Distress Tolerance. When life feels like you’re currently in the middle of an unfinished Jumanji game, your emotions can activate with a high degree of intensity. Changes in your daily routine and the people you’re around can lead to a mixture of emotions. These new experiences can be stressful. The tools provided in this workshop are aimed to provide you with skills to navigate these intense emotions and increase the positive experiences throughout your day.

Event Date: September 0810:30AM  Location: Online  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Counseling Center

Support without Borders is an affirming support group for multicultural students and international students. This is a weekly virtual support group provided by the EKU Counseling Center and hosted through a secure video platform. TO ATTEND TODAY’S GROUP: email 15 minutes prior to group start time to receive instructions on how to join today’s group.

Event Date: September 083:00-4:00pm   Location: e-mail Andri Yennari at for group invite  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Counseling Center

This group is for individuals that have been negatively impacted by growing up in an alcoholic, drug addicted or otherwise unpredictable family environment. Topics often discussed include understanding the impact of these family patterns, learning how to recognize and develop healthy relationships, and addressing negative beliefs about oneself. This is a weekly virtual group provided by the EKU Counseling Center and hosted through a secure video platform. A group orientation is required to join this group. Please contact Kevin Stanley at or (859)622-1303 if interested or for more information.

Event Date: September 082:30pm-4:00pm   Location: call the EKU Counseling Center at (859) 622-1303 for more information   Cost: Free

Sponsor: Counseling Center

Join us at our Open House as we celebrate the restoration of the Granny Richardson Springs One-Room Schoolhouse. Hear from President David McFaddin and enjoy food and fellowship with fellow faculty, students, alums, and community members. Musical entertainment will be brought to you by Mountain Connection. You won't want to miss the fun! RSVP today at

Event Date: September 094-6pm  Location: One Room Schoolhouse near Perkins Building  Cost: Free

Sponsor: College of Education and Applied Human Sciences
Contact Information: Rita Downing, 859-622-1175
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When a student finds themselves or another student’s safety at risk due to the use of alcohol or other drugs, they should contact the EKUPD immediately for medical assistance. Formal disciplinary action for violations of paragraphs 33, 34, and 35 of the General Regulations Concerning Student Behavior of the Student Handbook will not be enforced provided the involved students meet the criteria for amnesty. You wont be punished for helping a friend. If someone needs medical attentional because of drugs or alcohol, they and you are protected by medical amnesty. Just call, stay, and cooperate. For more information, click "more on this announcement" below.

Sponsor: Student Conduct and Community Standards

Making progress during uncertain times can be difficult. That is why it is important to set effective goals. Join EKUCC clinician Nick Rogell, LPCC to discuss the factors that go into effective goal setting to achieve Peak Performance!

Event Date: September 081PM  Location: Whitlock 568  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Counseling Center