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Ivette Kinney receives Employee Achievement Award for December

Ivette Kinney, lead teacher Pre-K at the Child Development Center, is recognized by UNK Staff Senate with the Employee Achievement Award for December. Kinney has been employed at UNK for three years. The Employee Achievement Award recognizes staff for exemplary service and notable contributions to their department and UNK community, embracing an attitude of teamwork, … [Read More...]

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SWAT Training Wednesday at UNK’s Martin Hall

KEARNEY – Area law enforcement will participate in a Special Weapons and Tactics training Wednesday (Dec. 7) at Martin Hall on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus. Students, faculty, staff and the public should be aware that multiple law enforcement vehicles will be in the vicinity, with numerous officers in uniforms and gear entering and exiting the building from … [Read More...]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Gingerbread House Competition

Loper Programming and Activities Council hosted its annual Gingerbread House Competition Thursday in the Nebraskan Student Union. More than 30 teams competed in the event, which is in its 11th year. The winning teams, noted by captains, included: 1st Place – Alexis Gandora 2nd Place – Connor Streit and Colleen McGrath 3rd Place – Emily Meints, Erica Little, Siany … [Read More...]

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Accomplished trumpet player Burgstaller to join Kearney Symphony Orchestra

WHAT: Kearney Symphony Orchestra Concert with guest trumpet soloist Joseph Burgstaller FEATURED PERFORMER: Burgstaller, teacher at Peabody Conservatory, will perform Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2. Burgstaller has played in the Canadian Brass Quintet for eight years. TIME: 7:30 p.m. DATE: Tuesday, Dec. 6 PLACE: Kearney High School TICKETS: Free and open to the … [Read More...]

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Sculptures donated by alumnus Shanahan installed at UNK

By SARA GIBONEY UNK Communications KEARNEY – Kearney State College alumnus Dr. Joe Shanahan has had an appreciation for art since he was a child. But it was his art professor at KSC, Jack Karraker, who inspired him to become a collector of art and donate more than 100 sculptures. Shanahan donated two sculptures to the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Both are made of … [Read More...]