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NKU Veterans Day Celebration

November 3, 2023 - Northern Kentucky University’s Veterans Resource Station (VRS) will host its annual Veterans Day celebration, along with sponsor Kentucky National Guard. 

The ceremony will include remarks from new NKU President Dr. Cady Short-Thompson and a flag folding ceremony. Awards will also be presented to faculty and staff members for their commitment and dedication to serving veterans. Before the ceremony, a breakfast will be held for all military active personnel, veterans and their families. Attendees of the breakfast must register by at this website.

  • What: NKU Veteran’s Day Ceremony
  • When: Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.
  • Where: The H. Gordon and Thelma Martin Ballroom at the James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union
  • Who: NKU President Cady Short-Thompson, award winners, NKU Chorale
  • Parking: Kenton Garage (parking validation available) 

The Veterans Day ceremony is just one of many ways NKU is honoring veterans and active-duty military throughout November. For a full list of Veterans Day events at NKU, click here. 

“Here at NKU we are excited to offer a variety of events for our community of military, veterans and their families in recognition of their service and sacrifices for our freedom,” Rusty Mardis, VRS coordinator, said. “I hope they will join us for one or all the events in the month of November, or throughout the year as we are committed to their success in college, career and life.” 

To learn more about the Veterans Resource Station at NKU, visit its website.

About Northern Kentucky University: NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of more than 15,000 students on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Kentucky and bustling downtown Cincinnati. Ranked in the top 50 out of 400 universities nationwide by The Wall Street Journal for exceptional value, we are a regionally engaged university committed to delivering an innovative, student-centered education. We empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives, while contributing to the economic, civic and social vitality of the region. Learn more at