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2014 Homecoming, Band Day parade entries being accepted

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is accepting entries for its 2014 Homecoming and Band Day Parade. Hosted by Loper Programming and Activities Council and UNK Music Department, the Saturday parade is at 10 a.m. on Sept. 20 in downtown Kearney. Kearney-area businesses, nonprofits and student organizations are encouraged to enter the parade. “This is an … [Read More...]

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Barb Estes was given the the University of Nebraska Board of Regents KUDOS award on July 18. Attending the presentation were her sons (left to right) Luke, Erik and Aaron.

Barb Estes receives KUDOS award from Board of Regents

Barb Estes, business manager in UNK’s Office of International Education, received the University of Nebraska Board of Regents KUDOS award on July 18. KUDOS awards recognize university staff for their professional expertise, service and “superior dedication” to UNK and the University of Nebraska. Estes started her career at UNK in 2011, but she has been an active member of … [Read More...]

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Steve Schrodt named new director of creative services

KEARNEY – Steve Schrodt has been named director of creative services at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He assumed his new duties Monday (July 21). Schrodt is responsible for leading the Creative Services Department and oversight of UNK’s needs in the following areas: website/social media, videography/multimedia, graphic design, printing and mailing. The department … [Read More...]

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Venkatesh Namachivayam receives KUDOS award from Board of Regents

Venkatesh Namachivayam, business analyst in UNK’s division of Information Technology Services, received the University of Nebraska Board of Regents KUDOS award on May 30. KUDOS awards recognize university staff for their professional expertise, service and “superior dedication” to UNK and the University of Nebraska. Namachivayam started his UNK career in 2011 supporting … [Read More...]

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Aug. 4-7 Biz Kidz Camp adds speakers focused on building entrepreneurial skills

KEARNEY – Six speakers have been added as presenters at the upcoming Biz Kidz Camp: Kearney hosted by the University of Nebraska at Kearney Center for Rural Research and Development. The event equips youth ages 10 to 14 with knowledge needed to start or improve a business. It meets Aug. 4-7 at UNK from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the UNK West Center building. The camp costs … [Read More...]

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2014 UNK Athletic Hall of Fame Announced

KEARNEY - Five former athletes will be inducted into the University of Nebraska at Kearney Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming ceremonies Sept. 19-20. The 2014 Hall of Fame members are: Kenya Crandell, class of 1996; Cindy Cohn, class of 1997; Beth Swift Dye, class of 2003; Frank Kuchera, class of 2003; and Mike Smith, class of 1998. The group will be honored at the … [Read More...]