Nearly 500 students from 21 Nebraska high schools attended Wednesday’s Nebraska Cultural Unity Conference at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
In its 13th year, the conference focuses on promoting higher education for the diverse, multicultural high school students within the state of Nebraska.
The conference featured information about universities, community college, the military and vocational colleges. Presenters at the event included representatives from Central Community College, Joseph’s College of Beauty, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska National Guard and departments from UNK.
Students also attended sessions on topics such as sexual health, interracial relationships, self-esteem, scholarships and finances.