Business, Government & Nonprofit Organizations
This Center can provide you with a peaceful way to resolve conflicts and disputes. Dispute resolution will be facilitated by an interested neutral third party in a quiet, peacefully setting. Expect fast, inexpensive results.
This center collaborates with and conducts community-based ethnographic research with local, national, and international non-profit and governmental agencies. The CfAA partners with the Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, Kentucky Campus Compact, NKU Office Study Abroad, and Cooperative Center for Study Abroad to provide service learning projects for NKU students both in the United States and abroad. Anthropological theory and method is uniquely equipped to providing ethnographic data to assist projects involving local human communities and other project stakeholders. Their methods include ethnographic interviews, qualitative analyses, questionnaires, and quantitative analyses.
Our center provides statistical and mathematical assistance in support of a wide variety of projects. We give advice on data collection and survey design. We recommend, perform, and interpret statistical analyses. We develop and analyze mathematical models for a wide range of applications.
The Campbell Leadership Action Group provides a forum to identify, discuss, and formulate a position on matters affecting the quality of life in Campbell County. On matters where a consensus has been determined, the Group encourages public officials and community leaders to make informed decisions that positively influence the orderly growth of Campbell County.
The CDC works closely with area employers to connect them to talented NKU students and alumni from all majors. The CDC provides a wide range of services to employers: free access to the Norse Recruiting job database portal for posting for career, co-op and internship positions; free on-campus Interviews; and career fairs. CDC staff will consult with employers to help them meet their recruiting goals.
NKU's Center for Applied Ecology — a self-funded Regional Stewardship enterprise — partners with government agencies, non-profits, and private landowners to improve environmental stewardship in the region while providing pre-professional training and work experience to NKU student interns. The Center implements programs and projects, conducts applied research, and educates stakeholders in practical and sustainable solutions to restore, protect, and utilize the region’s environmental resources.
The CAI understands the technology needs in business, government and non-profit and has created collaborative programs that meet those needs with innovative solutions. The CAI provides professional development for all levels of the IT organization (at the NKU METS Center), IT assessments, research, mobile development, technology deployments, and innovative solutions for specific technology needs.
CEAD engages in applied business and economic research. It collects, analyzes and disseminates information on demographic and economic conditions in the region. Other research includes population forecasts; cost-benefit studies; regional economic and industry forecasts; fiscal impact analysis; among others. CEAD's mission is to conduct high-quality, objective research on issues related to the region's current and future economic well-being.
This Center at Chase College of Law provides innovative advocacy skills training through a partnership of law students, faculty, and experienced practitioners. Law students learn practical skills related to pretrial practice, negotiating, mediating, trial advocacy, and appellate advocacy. The Center establishes externship programs with prosecutors, public defenders, and nonprofit legal services organizations. Through these externships and under the supervision of attorneys, law students provide legal assistance to these entities and the clients they serve.
CINSAM prepares NKU students who are capable of handling complex interdisciplinary problems by arranging for experiential learning opportunities including research with faculty and internships in industry and business.
The Center partners with public and private organizations to explore, preserve, document, and interpret the stories of the people and communities of Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati and Southwestern Ohio, and Southeastern Indiana. Services are provided through active collaboration aimed at enhancing partner growth and sustainability. Products include articles, books, documentaries, educational planning, encyclopedias, exhibits, grants, oral histories, and programming.
Community Connections provides branding, logistical and event management services for the NKU Accelerate series of seminars, certificate programs, and continuing education units for business, nonprofit and health care organizations across Greater Cincinnati.
In partnership with local corporations and organizations, NKU can provide certificate and degree programs via onsite and/or online delivery. Employees of the partnering organizations attend classes together in cohort groups and receive special assistance from the application process all the way through to graduation.
The Institute offers academic and outreach programs in entrepreneurship. The outreach programs include companies that use student teams to address entrepreneurial issues in their business, whether they be marketing, operations, finance or human resources. With over 175 students majoring in entrepreneurship, it is one of the largest programs in the region.
This office works with government and community organizations: to enhance NKU's presence in the region; to educate the external community about University priority programs and needs to serve the region; and to pursue funding opportunities in areas where the University's expertise matches regional and state needs.
This Center at Chase College of Law promotes the study and growth of state and local government law through teaching, scholarship, and continuing education; provides research services and technical assistance to local governments, officials, and attorneys; collaborates with governmental and public-interest agencies as part of the law school's clinical programs; serves the general public as a clearinghouse for information about local government; and publishes a newsletter about developments in local government law.
Our mission is to educate undergraduate students who can perform effectively and ethically as professionals who use and/or supply marketing research. We also seek to create excitement and provide opportunities for students to interact with market research professionals in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Our ultimate goal is to provide our partner firms with researchers who are passionate about research and have the necessary skills to succeed in the marketing research industry.
The RN First Assistant Program is a unique partnership between NKU and St. Elizabeth Healthcare whereby registered nurses can gain the preparation necessary to assume the role of first assistant in operative and invasive procedures.
This Center combines university resources with industry knowledge to provide a forum for community organizations to collaborate on improving the ROI and use of SAP. As an SAP University Alliance institution, NKU can influence research and learning of ERP systems and business intelligence. SAP discussions with the business community allow the CoE to influence curriculum development and ultimately meet workforce needs.
The Center connects nonprofits to NKU classrooms by supporting service learning classes, which provide opportunities for applied learning for NKU students. Under NKU's service learning model, web design classes have designed web pages for community partners, marketing classes have written marketing plans, history classes have designed museum exhibits and music classes have partnered with high schools for community concerts.
NKU's SBDC, part of the national 1000-center ASBDC Network, operates in partnership with area banks, state and local governments and development agencies, the Chamber and the SBA. The SBDC provides business services that empower entrepreneurs with practical information, skills, and strategies to make measurable, positive impacts on their businesses and, by extension, on the communities in which they work.
In keeping with NKU's core value of community engagement, the Training and Development Center (TDC) is a unique community-based service and training program that provides low cost mental health and social services to underserved residents of northern Kentucky.
The TRC provides high-quality professional development, facilities and resources for employees of the Department for Community Based Services, foster/adoptive families and community partner agencies. Trainings are available to the community and other social service providers on topics associated with improving the lives of children including child abuse prevention, parenting and mental health.
This Center at Chase College of Law, through a partnership of law students, faculty, practicing lawyers, and business leaders, enables students to develop the practice skills necessary to become successful transactional lawyers. The Center operates the Small Business and Nonprofit Law Clinic. Under the supervision of the clinic director, law students provide legal assistance to underserved Kentucky and Ohio small businesses, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations that would otherwise be unable to obtain legal counsel.