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Come and join the EKU Fencing Club! We have an open practice on Fridays at 5 PM and Sundays at 2 PM in Begley 104 (Football stadium)! You can try out fencing for free!

Event Date: September 175 PM  Location: Begley (Football Stadium) 104  Cost: Free!

Sponsor: EKU Fencing Club
Contact Information: Marcia Pierce, 8596612332

The Colonel's Cupboard now has fresh and frozen food items available, along with our assortment of dry and canned goods! Our appointment and wallk-in hours are on our website. Be sure to stop by and check us out!

  Location: Powell 215  Cost: FREE

Sponsor: Student Life and First Year Experience

Kickoff the EKU Football season with traditions, new and old! We will kick off the evening with the annual City Fest event with fun events and businesses from all over Richmond. We'll highlight the evening with the new Maroon Platoon Pep Rally, and get ready to cheer on the Colonels against Indiana State on Saturday! 5pm: Students start checking in @ Keen Johnson Plaza
1st 200 students receive ticket for shirt
Hot dogs and refreshments while supplies last
6pm: Pep Rally begins

Event Date: September 175:30pm - 7:30pm  Location: Keen Johnson Plaza  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Student Life
Contact Information: Cheyenne Mitchell, 8596225678
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Applications are open for the 2022 MHPA (Mental Health Peer Advocate) Program. Follow this link to learn more and to start the application

  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Counseling Center

Fall Nature Exploration Series: Monarch Butterfly Tagging. Help capture and tag monarchs migrating through Kentucky on their way to Mexico. September 18, 10 a.m.-noon. Free, family fun. See the Inside Look Story at for more info and to register.

Event Date: September 1810:00 am- noon  Location: Taylor Fork Ecological Area (1 Hancock Taylor Ln.), EKU south campus  Cost: Free

Sponsor: EKU Division of Natural Areas

EKU First-Year Courses, the Department of Psychology, and Women and Gender Studies are offering the second series of “Colonels Create” workshops beginning on September 30th, 2021. This year we specifically want to invite students who are members of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies! The event is FREE and all are welcome. We will learn mindfulness techniques while participating in a therapeutic, expressive arts exercise that will culminate in a mural representative of the resilience and inclusivity found among LGBTQIA+ students at EKU. If you are interested, please fill out the RSVP form that is linked. If you have any questions, please reach out to the listed contact person.

Event Date: September 305:15-6:30PM  Location: Office of Academic and Career Services  Cost: FREE

Sponsor: First-Year Courses & Psychology

New Elective for Winter Term! This synchronous online class will provide an overview of issues unique to rural life in relation to human services with a close examination of the intersectionality of social, environmental, political and economic issues impacting life in rural areas. Sign up today for SWK 455 CRN 70149: RURAL COMMUNITIES: DIVERSITY, RESILIENCE AND CHANGE. It’s open to all majors. Only 15 available spots. Email the instructor with questions.

Event Date: December 06Synchronous Online Dec 6, 2021 to Jan 14, 2022  Location: Online Class with weekly meetings

Sponsor: Department of Social Work
Contact Information: Professor Erin Stevenson, 8596226278
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Feeling adventurous? Love hands-on learning experiences? Need to add 1-3 credit hours to your fall schedule? Register for these unique and exciting partial-term classes & discover the world of Recreation & Park Administration! REC 110: SCUBA Confined Water (1 credit) - Relationships of scuba diving to adventure tourism, introduction to scuba diving equipment and techniques in confined water settings. (9/20-10-24)
CRN: 15389 REC 190: Challenge Course Introduction (1 credit) - Outdoor-based experiential focus using the EKU Challenge Course, climbing tower, and group initiatives. (9/20-10/24)
CRN: 15506 REC 290: Adventure Programming (3 credits) - Experiential adventure programming through problem solving activities, program design and technical skill development. (10/13-12/4)
CRN: 10091 Contact Department Chair "Dr. J" for more information!

Sponsor: Department of Recreation & Park Administration
Contact Information: Dr. Jon McChesney, 859-622-1835
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Discover the best major on campus and LOVE WHAT YOU DO! Register for REC 101: Recreation & Tourism Careers this semester, offered Oct. 25 - Dec. 4! This 5 week course is an introduction to the broad scope of opportunities in Parks, Event Planning, Recreation Therapy, Outdoor and Adventure Recreation, Tourism, Youth Sports, and so much more! Explore endless career paths with a degree in Recreation & Park Administration! This course is offered 100% online for 1 credit hour. Contact Department Chair "Dr. J" for more information!

Event Date: October 25Asynchronous Online  Location: Online Course

Sponsor: Department of Recreation & Park Administration
Contact Information: Dr. Jon McChesney, 859-622-1835
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EKU Latino Heritage Month 2021 - 10th Anniversary! EKU's annual Latino Heritage Month festivities celebrate the Latino/Latina/Latinx cultures and communities on EKU Campus and beyond. The Annual Street Fair brings music, arts, food, games, and learning opportunities right to you at this highly anticipated and beloved event. Come join the fun at Powell Corner! Experience the diversity and riqueza (wealth) of the Latinx Culture. Sponsored by: Dept. Language & Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology; The Bobby Verdugo and Yoli Rios Bilingual Peer Mentor and Tutoring Center; The Latino Student Association; The Division of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion; Student Life & First-Year Experience; The Center for Inclusive Excellence & Global Engagement; The Chautauqua Lecture Series; EKU Libraries.

Event Date: September 2710:00 am to 2:00 pm  Location: Powell Corner

Sponsor: Dept. Language & Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology

Join us at the Alumni parking lot tomorrow, September 18th from 2-6pm for free COVID-19 vaccinations and fun activities.
We hope to see you there! Roll Kerns!

Event Date: September 182:00pm-6:00pm  Location: Alumni Parking Lot  Cost: FREE

Sponsor: EKU School of Nursing- Public Health Clinical
Contact Information: Abigail Sharp

Are you interested in studying abroad but you're not sure where to start? Did you know you could study abroad during the winter or summer or even for a whole semester? If you have questions, join us for one of our study abroad general information sessions held every Friday at 3 p.m. in the Keith Building, Room 129 or over Zoom: Meeting Link: If you can't make it, email to set up your own appointment!

Event Date: September 173:00pm  Location: Keith 129  Cost: FREE

Sponsor: Education Abroad Office
Contact Information: Katie Samuel, 859-622-8794
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Cabaret is a monthly tradition at EKU and this month's theme is iCabaret!! Join us as we bring all the goofiness and excitement of iCarly to the stage. There will be performances from talented EKU students to fill the night with comedy, music, skits and fun!! If you would like to perform email us or check out eku_apo on instagram.

Event Date: September 2310 pm  Location: Pearl Buchanan Theater (to the right of Keene Johnson)  Cost: $1

Sponsor: Alpha Psi Omega
Contact Information: Magdalene Pearl

This group is for student veterans, and serves as a space to discuss both personal concerns and global events that impact their well-being. Veterans often face unique and specific challenges when navigating collegiate life. This drop-in support group serves as a space for veterans to connect, vent and share concerns about their experience.
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 to receive group zoom link.

Event Date: September 171:00-2:00PM  Location: e-mail for group invite  Cost: Free

Sponsor: Counseling Center

Leveling Up is a group that provides interpersonal support as participants navigate D&D campaigns together. 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 Paul Morgan at or (859)622-1303 if interested or for more information.

Event Date: September 172:30-4:30pm   Location: call the EKU Counseling Center at (859) 622-1303 for more information   Cost: Free

Sponsor: Counseling Center