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Alumna Carol Cope leaves lasting legacy with $12.6 million estate gift

Alumna Carol Cope leaves lasting legacy with $12.6 million estate gift

The estate of longtime Kearney resident and philanthropist Carol Cope has made the gift to provide permanently endowed support for students, faculty and programs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Posted: mié, sep 4, 2013

UNK

Health Science now a big fish on campus

Health Science now a big fish on campus

The home of Health Sciences at UNK used to be a single small room in Bruner Hall, maybe 12 feet by 12 feet. One of its walls was solid glass, so people walking by would stare at the department’s three workers crammed inside like sardines.

Posted: mar, jul 16, 2013

UNK

Scholarship helps watermelon boy become music man

Scholarship helps watermelon boy become music man

UNK student Parker Loghry grew up in St. Libory, Neb., a town just north of Grand Island. “Watermelon country,” he calls it. When he was 10, he went to work in the watermelon fields. Planting. Pruning. Picking.

Posted: mar, jun 25, 2013

FOUNDATION

Alumna shows appreciation for UNK with scholarship for students in crisis

Alumna shows appreciation for UNK with scholarship for students in crisis

To encourage and support University of Nebraska at Kearney students who may face life’s unpredicted challenges, alumna Ilene Albrecht Steinkruger has established a scholarship to help when they need it most.

Posted: lun, jun 10, 2013

UNK

UNK student chose to serve rather than be served over spring break

UNK student chose to serve rather than be served over spring break

She wanted to serve people, not to party.

Posted: mié, may 29, 2013

UNK

Student scholarship honors teaching passion of Neva Nielsen

Student scholarship honors teaching passion of Neva Nielsen

Monty and Anne Nielsen have established the Neva Nielsen Elementary Education Scholarship in honor of his mother and her devotion to teaching.

Posted: mar, may 14, 2013

UNK

$1.3 million gift celebrated by UNK music department

$1.3 million gift celebrated by UNK music department

The University of Nebraska at Kearney Department of Music and Performing Arts has received a $1.3 million gift from an anonymous donor to bolster student scholarships, faculty support and more.

Posted: dom, may 5, 2013

UNK

UNK's bad storm damage brings out good in people

UNK's bad storm damage brings out good in people

The phone call came at 3:30 a.m. with the shocking news...

Posted: mié, may 1, 2013

UNK

See how much Campaign for Nebraska has changed UNK

See how much Campaign for Nebraska has changed UNK

Your gifts to UNK make a tremendous difference supporting all areas from student scholarship funds to campus improvements.

Posted: mar, mar 26, 2013

UNL

Parents who gave, receive from children

Parents who gave, receive from children

From a conversation with son Tom Henning.

Posted: vie, ene 25, 2013

UNK

Good Samaritan Hospital gives $1 million for health science education

Good Samaritan Hospital gives $1 million for health science education

UNK has received a $1 million leadership gift from Good Samaritan Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives.

Posted: vie, ene 11, 2013

DONOR STORIES

He had the music in him

He had the music in him

He taught them how to sing and, in the process, how to soar in life.

Posted: mié, dic 12, 2012

Quilt museum celebrates 10th anniversary, gifts that made it possible

Nebraska’s International Quilt Study Center & Museum turns 10 and reflects on its unique mission and the many charitable contributions that brought it to life.

Women Investing in Nebraska to fund Nebraska nonprofits, university projects

WIN asks potential grant seekers to submit a letter of inquiry by Feb. 19, 2018.

Our employee wellness program is getting recognition – a lot of it

Long appreciated by our employees, our wellness program is racking up recognition and awards from outside our organization.

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