Luker enjoyed work with first-generation students; Retiring after 10 years at UNK

"Success for me is being able to impact the work of supporting first-generation, low-income and students…

First-Gen Loper: David Vail overcomes fear of finances, failure

'I was a TRIO Student Support Services student, so my TRIO adviser had a huge influence…

First-Gen Loper: Parents set expectations for Dean Jares from the start

My parents, somehow, set the expectation that their four boys would be college graduates, perhaps because…

PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrating 1st-Gen Lopers

The University of Nebraska at Kearney celebrated the nearly 2,100 current Lopers who are the first…

First-Gen Loper: Diaz wants to be role model for family members, future students

The UNK senior will graduate in December with a degree in middle grades education. “It’s going…

First-Gen Loper: Kearney Bound made college possible for Noah Journey

Noah Journey, Kearney Business Education Major. What was the toughest thing you had to overcome to…