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 … [Read more...] about Applauding Excellence awards presented to outstanding UNK students, organizations
KEARNEY – University Theatre at Kearney will present “Life is a Dream” tonight through Sunday in the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Miriam Drake Theatre. Directed by UNK senior Billy Deardoff of Omaha, the play was originally written in the 1630s by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. In Nilo Cruz’s translation, the question of whether life is a dream or an illusion takes on a renewed relevance and urgency. Astrological omens predict that if King Basilio’s son Segismundo … [Read more...] about UNK Theatre presenting ‘Life is a Dream’ tonight through Sunday
The UNK Admissions team hosted more than 100 high school juniors from nearly 50 schools in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri during Junior Day on Tuesday afternoon. The day included academic activities where students broke into 14 different sessions across campus based on their interests. Prospective students also had the chance to tour residence halls and mingle with current students while playing yard games and learning more about campus activities at the Campus Life … [Read more...] about PHOTOS: Junior Day at UNK
By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney students weren’t going to let the weather spoil their weekend plans. After COVID-19 canceled The Big Event in 2020, they were determined to bring back the annual community service project, even if it meant working in the rain and cold. “This is something our students and the community look forward to every year,” said student coordinator Ashly Helfrich, a senior from Bennington. “It was … [Read more...] about The Big Event makes big return, with 600 students volunteering at 50-plus locations
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.