Three hundred reasons for giving back
UNK donor says a gift from two professors back in the day “was really a miracle” to him.
“Our Students, Our Future” initiative to raise $200 million in support of NU students
Increased access and success for current and future students is the focus of a two-year, $200 million fundraising initiative announced Sep. 24.
Gift helps UNK students make meals for those in need
The Barbara L. Johnson Endowment for Student Community Services provides annual support for UNK’s Campus Kitchen and its mission to feed in-need community members.
Brian and Carey Hamilton provide lead gift for UNK locker room project
“In order for UNK to be successful with a new dynamic football coach, you also need great facilities,” Brian Hamilton said.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska creates scholarship for students at UNK preparing for service in rural health care
The company has made a gift to create an endowed fund to forever support high school graduates from rural counties in Nebraska.
$4 million private fundraising goal met for Health Science Education Complex at UNK
The new academic facility is a collaboration of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and University of Nebraska at Kearney to meet growing demand for primary and rural health care.
In memory of her son, Kearney woman plants seeds for the future
A Kearney woman feels blessed that the scholarship she and her husband created – in memory of their oncologist son – is helping UNK students go on to med school at UNMC.
Doc Stevenson leaves $2.75 million legacy gift to UNK
The estate of the late B.M. “Doc” Stevenson has bequeathed $2.75 million to UNK, much of the gift forever providing student scholarship aid.
UNK receives $2 million to help Nebraska children and families
A gift of $2 million from alumnus Ron Williams and his wife, Cille, is destined to help Nebraska children and families for years to come.
Buckle gift helps UNK and Kearney community
UNK students and the Kearney community benefit from a gift in honor of fashion retailer The Buckle, Inc. for student-athlete scholarships, athletic facilities and the campus Wellness Center.
UNK's broadcast journalism students benefit from Mitchell scholarships
The next generation of broadcast journalists from UNK now have additional support for their education and training with a gift from the John and Mary Mitchell family.
Intellicom celebrates milestone with UNK partnership
“Many of our employees came through UNK’s degree program, and we think the students in the program today are some of the best and brightest,” says Bryan Kuntz, vice president of operations for Intellicom.
Mark Wilkins named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair at UNL
The Nebraska Corn Board made a $2 million commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2014 to establish the permanently endowed chair.
University of Nebraska opens new health center, nursing college complex
A new University of Nebraska facility will give students access to improved health care while providing its nursing program a world-class learning and research space with capacity for future growth.
Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC
The Wigton Heritage Center will be built in conjunction with the Wittson Hall renovation project at UNMC and is made possible with a gift commitment from Robert Wigton, M.D.