By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – Preston Hall already knew he wanted to work in health care when he started classes at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Simply put, he wants to help people. That decision took on greater meaning in summer 2018, when he was the one in need of lifesaving care. Then a junior at UNK, Hall was returning from a weekend trip to Valentine when his southbound Ford Fusion and a northbound motor home collided on U.S. … [Read more...] about Three years after near-fatal crash, Preston Hall returning to ICU as registered nurse
By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – Claire Neil talks the talk and walks the walk – “although she doesn’t talk a lot.” That’s how University of Nebraska at Kearney head women’s tennis coach Scott Shafer describes the lone senior on this year’s roster. She’s definitely not the most vocal player, but she leads by example. Neil is always on time, never makes excuses and gives nothing less than 100% effort. She’s supportive of her teammates and … [Read more...] about Walking the Walk: Senior tennis player Claire Neil leads by example
The UNK tennis team battled Northwest Missouri State on Wednesday afternoon at Harmon Park, with the Bearcats edging the Lopers 4-3. UNK hosts nationally ranked Washburn at 3 p.m. Saturday back at Harmon Park. READ THE FULL STORY PHOTOS BY ERIKA PRITCHARD, UNK COMMUNICATIONS … [Read more...] about PHOTOS: Tennis hosts Northwest Missouri St.
UNK fraternity and sorority members recently competed against student-athletes to collect food for the Loper Pantry on campus and Kearney Jubilee Center. The food drive, which was part of the Greek Week celebration, brought in nearly 1,000 items for the pantries. UNK Athletics collected 311 items and Fraternity and Sorority Life won the friendly competition with 678 items. Located in the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion on the first floor of the Nebraskan … [Read more...] about Fraternity and Sorority Life, student-athletes collect donations for local food pantries
Five students auditioned for two spots as UNK's mascot, Louie the Loper, on Tuesday at Cushing Coliseum. Students were judged on school spirit, energy and enthusiasm. Students selected for the position will be awarded a $500-per-semester scholarship for the 2021-22 school year. PHOTOS BY ERIKA PRITCHARD, UNK COMMUNICATIONS … [Read more...] about PHOTO GALLERY: Louie the Loper Tryouts