KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is recognizing eight students with the Mary Jane and William R. Nester Student Leadership Award. Established by former UNK Chancellor William R. Nester and his wife Mary Jane, the award honors outstanding seniors who have excelled academically and demonstrated exemplary service, character and leadership during their UNK undergraduate careers. This year’s honorees are: Nicole Kent Nicole Kent of Benkelman graduates … [Read more...] about Eight UNK seniors honored with Nester Student Leadership Award
KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney Alumni Association is recognizing five Outstanding Senior award recipients for 2020. The award honors UNK seniors for their excellence in scholarship and leadership, as well as their involvement and dedication to UNK and the Kearney community. Recipients were selected by a panel of UNK alumni. Austin Jacobsen Austin Jacobsen of Sidney will receive a degree in sports communication and exercise science in May. He has … [Read more...] about UNK Alumni Association selects five Outstanding Seniors
KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced Wednesday the winners of this year’s Applauding Excellence awards. Established in 2012 by the Division of Student Affairs, these awards celebrate the exceptional work of student leaders, organizations and advisers on campus. Applauding Excellence awards are presented to honorees nominated by UNK students, staff or faculty. This year’s recipients, with comments from nominators, are: Leadership Legacy Katie … [Read more...] about Applauding Excellence awards recognize outstanding UNK students, organizations
On “I Love NU Advocacy Day,” we asked attendees one simple question: What do you love about UNK? Adam Schultis, sophomore, political science major, Diller “I’ve really gotten involved and I really love the community and all my professors. I can go to any one of my professors and they know me and I know them.” Paul Twigg, professor of biology “The focus on our students. We put them into everything we do. From our … [Read more...] about What do you love about UNK?
By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney students traveled halfway across the world to present their research and immerse themselves in Japanese culture. Nicole Kent of Benkelman, Haley Pierce of West Point, Adrian Gomez-Ramos of Lexington, Mic Rohde of Kimball and Katie Schultis of Diller recently joined UNK political science faculty Satoshi Machida and Chuck Rowling on a six-day trip to Tokyo, where they attended the Asian … [Read more...] about Life-changing experience: UNK students present research in Tokyo