College of nursing

Support The college of nursing

The mission of the College of Nursing is to improve the health and quality of life of individuals, families and communities in Nebraska and beyond through leadership in learning, research, community and clinical services. For more than 80 years, the College of Nursing has provided affordable, accessible nursing education. By supporting the college, you have an immediate, direct and long-term effect on students and faculty. Your gift will help increase the overall quality of nursing education.

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College of Nursing Innovation Fund

Gifts to this fund allow the college to implement its mission to transform lives through premier nursing education, innovative research, the highest quality health care, and promotion of health equity.


College of Nursing Scholarship Fund

Gifts to this fund provide much-needed scholarships to students in the College of Nursing. Scholarships may be awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to students studying at any of the College of Nursing’s five campuses.


Nightingale White Coat Ceremony Fund

A gift to this fund provides sponsorship of a white coat for nursing students at the college’s annual White Coat Ceremony.


Liz Potter

Director of Development, College of Nursing

A Nebraska native, Liz joined the foundation in 2021. Her educational background includes a bachelor’s in agricultural leadership, education and communication and graduate studies in public administration. Liz is strongly community-minded, and her experiences in the nonprofit sector have solidified her desire to give back and make a difference for others. Helping raise support for the College of Nursing truly is fulfilling for her because she values the work nurses do and the statewide impact of the college through its five campuses spread across Nebraska.

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When you make a gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation you can trust that it will be used in the way in which it was intended. That’s a promise we’ve kept with our donors since our organization was founded in 1936.