Friday, January 16, 2004

Art Academy hosts open house and tour

Campus notebook

[IMAGE] Sophomores Tom Sullivan (from left) and Justin Templeton, along with freshman Ben Noble assemble a rocket in Rhodes Hall on the University of Cincinnati campus.
(Meggan Booker photo)
ART ACADEMY - The Art Academy of Cincinnati will host an open house for prospective students from noon-3 p.m. Jan. 24.

Participants can tour the school's facilities, meet with admissions staff and have their portfolios reviewed, as well as receive information about financial aid.

For information, call 721-5205 or (800)323-5692 or log on to the school's Web site at

NKU Greeks, athletes fight hunger

NKU - Northern Kentucky University student athletes and fraternity and sorority members are holding a canned food drive this month to feed hungry families in the region.

Norse fans and community members are asked to donate non-perishable food items during any basketball game in the lobby of Regent's Hall.

Donations can also be dropped off between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays in the student life office in NKU's University Center.

Xavier students to run nearly naked

XAVIER - Xavier University students will bare nearly all at 7 p.m. today1/16 when they run the Near Naked Mile.

Runners are required to dress in either costume or minimal attire for the one-mile race, which benefits Imago Earth Center in Cincinnati and STYUKA, a student-run spring charity festival.

The race is open to the public. It begins at Bellarmine Circle, where Ledgewood Avenue dead-ends into Xavier's campus near Bellarmine Chapel. Runners then will run the residential mall.

Registration is at 6:30 p.m. The cost for the public is $12, which includes a T-shirt. The price for XU students is $5 ($7 if they want a T-shirt).

Information: Brigid Molloy, (513) 745-4887.

Gateway offers personnel training

GATEWAY - Gateway Community and Technical College will offer a human resources professional training program beginning Feb. 3 through its business and industry services division.

sIt offers an in-depth overview of key areas in human resource management. The course will be offered 6-9 p.m. on Tuesdays through April 27.

To register, call Christi Dover, (859) 442-1170.

CSU provides full scholarships

CINCINNATI STATE - Cincinnati State Technical and Community College will give six full academic scholarships this spring to high school graduates who qualify for the school's honors experience program.

The deadline to apply is March 1. Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 3.25 or higher and be fully admitted to a degree program at Cincinnati State. They also must be involved in extra-curricular activities.

Information: 569-1732 or 569-1491.

Kristina Goetz

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