Category: UNL

Fishermen with a vision find purpose through UNL’s Engler program

University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduates Hunter Suchsland and Cade Ludwig found a way to monetize their passion for fishing through the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program. The duo started their fishing lure business with seed money and advice from the UNL program. “We’ve quadrupled sales and customers from year one to year two,” Suchsland said.

The Sum of Our Parts

Giving back is just part of the equation for Burnett Society member Warren Luckner. He sums up the philosophy simply: “Pay it forward. Our lives have been enriched. We can help enrich the lives of others, now and after we are gone.”

For the Generations of Leaders We’ll Inspire

At the University of Nebraska, we believe there’s no clearer path to a better life than higher education. Read on to learn about the inspiring ways that private support has changed the lives of students on all four campuses of the University of Nebraska.

90 Years Young

Bruce Mackey is 90 years old, but you’d never guess it. He walks 3.5 miles nearly every day and studies ayurvedic wellness. He also spends time giving back.

Civil Engineering Student Loves Everything about Nebraska, Even the Weather

The child of military parents, Jennifer Davis has lived all over the world but feels at home in Nebraska. The UNL engineering student, who takes classes at UNO, plans to stay in the state after she graduates. She hopes to use her training to safeguard one of Nebraska’s greatest natural assets.

First-generation UNL Student Overcomes Fear To Build Better Life

Omaha North High graduate Dywan Williams once believed an athletic scholarship would be his path to college. When he decided against playing at the next level, the first-generation student turned to an innovative college-access program offered by UNL. Williams, an accounting major, wants to create a better life for him and his family.