Luke Mills concert, drive-in movie, fireworks show among the festivities KEARNEY – The start of a new school year is always an exciting time at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This year will be no different. UNK is kicking off the fall semester with its annual Blue and Gold Welcome Week, a signature event that celebrates new and returning Lopers while giving incoming freshmen and transfer students a chance to familiarize themselves with campus before classes … [Read more...] about Blue Gold Welcome celebrates UNK students, new school year
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 – Makenzie Petersen isn’t afraid to step outside her comfort zone. The 20-year-old has always been a go-getter on the lookout for new challenges and opportunities. That’s what brought her to the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Petersen, who came to campus for honor choir and state speech events during high school, knew UNK was the right fit long before she scheduled an official visit as a senior. “There wasn’t … [Read more...] about ‘Mak P’ makes name for herself at UNK
KEARNEY – Jacob Roth of Milford and Makenzie Petersen of O’Neill were crowned homecoming king and queen Thursday evening at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The two will oversee remaining homecoming week festivities, including the parade at 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Kearney, and be recognized during halftime of UNK’s home football game against Northeastern State University, set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Cope Stadium. Roth and Petersen were among eight finalists … [Read more...] about Jacob Roth, Makenzie Petersen crowned UNK homecoming royalty
KEARNEY – Eight finalists for homecoming royalty were announced today (Sept. 30) during a pep rally on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus. Queen candidates are Parker Humpal of Fort Collins, Colorado, Makenzie Petersen of O’Neill, Haley Pierce of West Point and Hannah Sealock of Columbus. King candidates are Gabe Crocker of Kearney, Jose Ortega of Lexington, Jacob Roth of Milford and Zach Sullivan of Omaha. UNK’s homecoming king and queen will be crowned … [Read more...] about UNK names eight finalists for 2019 homecoming royalty